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McCain treated for viral infection, returns home to Arizona
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. John McCain has returned home to Arizona after being hospitalized for a viral infection while battling brain cancer and will miss a crucial Senate vote on the GOP tax package, his office said Sunday....

The Latest: McCain treated for viral infection, doctor says
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Sen. John McCain (all times local):...

Trump: I'm not considering firing special counsel Mueller
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of his initial year in office....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the mirage of overseas profits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump speaks often of a pile of money sitting overseas that will come rushing back into the U.S. once his tax plan is in place. That's something of a mirage....

APNewsBreak: US soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned....

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, the general counsel for Trump's transition organization said....

Jones: Don't expect him to always side with Senate Democrats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrat Doug Jones, who won election to the Senate from staunchly Republican Alabama, insisted to both parties in politically divided Washington Sunday that he'll leave "all the options on the table" when it comes to his votes next year on issues from immigration to infrastructure....

Why GOP tax plan could mean cuts in state and local services
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a tax provision that could prove costly for schools, police forces, drug treatment centers and other state and local public services....

GOP betting that its fix for US economy will defy warnings
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The tax overhaul of 2017 amounts to a high-stakes gamble by Republicans in Congress: That slashing taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals will accelerate growth and assure greater prosperity for Americans for years to come....

A look at some winners and losers under the GOP tax plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Count President Donald Trump among the personal winners in the $1.5 trillion tax package that congressional Republicans are on the verge of passing. It's not only a political score for Trump but likely a windfall for his real estate empire, too....

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