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Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions....

No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy....

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a Turkish military base in Qatar....

In Iowa, boisterous Trump turns back the clock to campaign
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- He railed against the "fake news" media. He urged the Senate to put more "heart" into its health care bill. And he mused about putting solar panels on a Mexican border well....

Tale of 2 Princes: Trump, Saudi king rely on son, son-in-law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Half a world apart, in a theocratic monarchy and a democracy, a king and a president are relying on their thirtysomething son and son-in-law to help consolidate power and push their policies....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins a sunny solar tale
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar power as too expensive....

Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump wants to add solar panels to his long-promised southern border wall - a plan he says would help pay for the wall's construction and add to its aesthetic appeal....

Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America....

How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood that more Americans will be uninsured....

The Latest: Medical groups find fault with Senate plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Senate Republicans' health care bill (all times local):...

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How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

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