GOP ponders how best to sell health care

Some Republicans are worried that President Donald Trump’s difficulty staying on message might do more harm than good in selling their health care bill.

US seeks more security on international flights

The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States.

If they don’t, they could face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes.

US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations

The new guidelines sent to U.S. embassies and consulates on Wednesday say that applicants from the six countries must prove a relationship with a parent, spouse, child, adult son or daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law or sibling in the U.S.

Michigan sues Flint after council refuses to OK water deal

The state of Michigan alleges in the suit that the city council’s refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health in the wake of a man-made crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead.

3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen’s shooting

In an indictment approved Monday and announced Tuesday, a Cook County grand jury alleges that the three current and former officers lied about the events of Oct. 20, 2014 when Officer Jason Van Dyke shot the black teenager 16 times.