Trump vows to end ‘rip-offs’ at the pharmacy counter

President Trump said Friday he will put "American patients first" by speeding cheaper drugs to market, forcing companies to disclose prices and leveraging trade deals to put U.S. consumers on a level playing field with those abroad.

The president also vowed to crack down on benefit managers who negotiate rebates ...

The Latest: Ex-Arizona lawmaker ordered held without bail

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The Latest on the trial of a former Arizona lawmaker in the death of a man in Alaska (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

The widow of a man killed on a hunting and fishing trip in Alaska in 2016 says the outcome of the trial won't ...

Ex-Ohio mayor gets 10 years in bribery, gambling case

WARREN, Ohio (AP) - A former northeast Ohio mayor convicted of taking bribes in exchange for jobs and running an illegal gambling house has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Ex-Niles Mayor Ralph Infante was sentenced Friday in Trumbull County after a jury found him guilty Monday of charges ...

Democrats, GOP see tight Nevada race key to Senate control

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Democrats hoping to take control of the U.S. Senate in November believe one of their best chances to pick up a seat this year lies in battleground Nevada, where Sen. Dean Heller is the only Republican running for re-election in a state that Democrat Hillary Clinton ...

Alaska jury convicts ex-Arizona lawmaker in shooting death

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska jury has convicted a former Arizona lawmaker of first-degree murder in the death of a man on a hunting and fishing trip.

The jury in Juneau on Friday found Mark Desimone (dee-sih-MOHN) guilty in the 2016 death of Duilio Antonio "Tony" Rosales at a ...

The Latest: Lawyer: US to retry Border Patrol agent

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a Border Patrol agent accused in the cross-border killing of a rock-throwing teen. (all times local):

10:45 a.m.

An attorney for the family of a rock-throwing teen who was killed in a cross-border shooting says a Border Patrol agent will be retried after a ...

DOJ, DHS partner to stop U.S. companies from favoring foreign workers over U.S. workers

The Department of Justice and Department Homeland Security will partner to stop U.S. companies from hiring foreign workers with visas over qualified U.S. workers, the agencies announced Friday.

The collaboration's goal is to quickly identify employers who discriminate against U.S. workers by hiring foreign visa workers as well as immigrants ...

Novartis CEO apologizes to workers for payments to Trump’s lawyer

The CEO of drug giant Novartis has apologized to employees for the company's payments to Michael Cohen, the personal attorney for President Trump.

"We made a mistake in entering into this engagement and, as a consequence, are being criticized by a world that expects more from us," Vasant Narasimhan told ...

Arkansas lawmakers still concerned about campus gun safety

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas college administrators say guns at school haven't caused any notable problems since being allowed, but some lawmakers are still concerned about campus safety.

The college semester currently finishing up is the first since state firearms instructors began offering courses for new enhanced concealed-carry licenses. ...

Missouri bill to expand crime victim confidentiality passes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers have passed a bill to expand an address confidentiality program to cover all crime victims who fear for their safety.

Senators voted 32-0 Friday to give the bill final approval. The state program now allows victims of domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking and ...

Ex-CIA contractor pleads guilty to keeping classified info

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A former CIA contractor has pleaded guilty to unauthorized removal and retention of classified materials.

Fifty-three-year-old Reynaldo Regis of Fort Washington, Maryland, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

Prosecutors say Regis worked for a government contractor and was assigned to the CIA between ...

Donald Trump: I still have confidence in EPA’s Scott Pruitt

President Trump said Friday he still has confidence in embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, telling reporters he's standing by the agency chief despite a rash of negative headlines and internal investigations.

"Yes, I do," the president said when asked if he still has faith in Mr. Pruitt, the former attorney ...

Pat Toomey says Donald Trump lacks the power to withdraw from NAFTA

Republican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania is warning President Trump that he has no authority to unilaterally pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Mr. Toomey said he and other Republicans in Congress won't allow Mr. Trump to ...

Donald Trump to huddle with Senate GOP next week

President Trump will make the short trip to the Capitol on Tuesday to meet with Senate Republicans, where he's expected to take a victory lap on the ongoing North Korea negotiations and to plot strategy for selling the improving economy to voters.

Sen. John Barasso, chairman of the Senate Republican ...