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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2013 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Don’t make things worse. That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress, now that “Obamacare” seems here for the foreseeable future. The 2018 sign-up season for subsidized private health plans starts Nov. 1, with about 10 million people currently being served through HealthCare.gov and its state counterparts.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Past health chiefs: insurance market stability is the goalThree former U.S. health secretaries of both parties say President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress should make stabilizing health insurance marketplaces their immediate goal
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, to the right of the podium, is joined by top U.S. and Afghan military leaders for the launch of the Afghan Army’s new special operations corp on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at Camp Morehead, a training base southeast of Kabul. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV addressPresident Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan
The Associated Press3 hours ago
South Korean members of a civic group hold banners during a rally against the South Korea-U.S. Joint military drills outside of the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. U.S. and South Korean troops have begun annual drills that come after tensions rose over North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
US and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoffU.S. and South Korean troops have begun annual drills that come after tensions rose over North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Democrat 'incredibly frustrated' with leader over FoxconnWisconsin Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca is drawing criticism from inside his party after joining Republicans in voting for a $3 billion tax incentive package for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug 10, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., watches a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Phoenix. McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient, or even someone about to turn 81. McCain has been undergoing targeted radiation and chemotherapy treatments at the local Mayo Clinic on weekday mornings before going about his day with vigor. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Sen. McCain faces cancer battle with typical feistinessSen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Defense Secretary James Mattis attends a news conference, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: Trump to address nation Monday on AfghanistanTrump to reveal plan for war in Afghanistan in national address Monday night
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal speaks on the Senate floor in Jefferson City, Mo. Chappelle-Nadal says she posted and then deleted a comment on Facebook that said she hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination. The Democratic Senator says she didn't mean what she posted Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, but was frustrated with the president's reaction to the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Senator who hoped for Trump assassination in post apologizesMissouri lawmaker who temporarily posted Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated apologizes to Trump and his family, but says she has no plans to resign
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, to the right of the podium, is joined by top U.S. and Afghan military leaders for the launch of the Afghan Army’s new special operations corp on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at Camp Morehead, a training base southeast of Kabul. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
Trump will address path forward on AfghanistanWhite House announces that President Donald Trump would address the nation's troops and the American people Monday night to update the path forward in Afghanistan and South Asia
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection.  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died at 84. Gregory was one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Mnuchin defends Trump's response to protestsTreasury Secretary defends Trump's response to protests and rejects calls that he quit Cabinet
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In a Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks to members of the media as he arrives for a closed-door Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scott says Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, that President Donald Trump can regain his moral authority on the issue of race by spending time with people who have lived through the nation’s difficult racial past. The South Carolina Republican said last week that Trump’s moral authority had become comprised after the president made comments that appeared to equate neo-Nazis and white supremacists with those who came out to oppose them in Charlottesville, Virginia. Scott says what’s important at this point is not what Trump says next, but what he does. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and 'settle it down'Ohio Gov. John Kasich says President Donald Trump needs to stop the staff chaos at the White House and "settle it down"
The Associated Press14 hours ago
White House says Trump to address nation Monday night on strategy for Afghanistan, South AsiaWhite House says Trump to address nation Monday night on strategy for Afghanistan, South Asia
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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