From the Wire
- Trump Legal Team Looking to Investigate Mueller AidesPresident Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.
- APNewsBreak: Lawsuit Says 'Bathroom Bill' Effects Still FeltTransgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill" earlier this year, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.
- AP Sources: US to Ban Americans from Traveling to North KoreaThe Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday, following the death of university student Otto Warmbier who died in June after falling into a coma in a North Korean prison.
- Business Group Leader: Pro-Union Vote Could Hurt MississippiThe head of the Mississippi chamber of commerce says the state could have a harder time attracting jobs if Nissan workers vote to join a union.
- Ole Miss Confirms: Hugh Freeze Has Resigned Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.
- Poll: Most Say Feds Should Ensure Health CoverageWASHINGTON (AP) — Americans aren't enthralled with "Obamacare" and they definitely don't like the Republican plans offered in Congress, so what does the public want the government to do about health care? A new poll suggests the country may be ...
- Trump Administration Pulls Health Law Help in 18 CitiesPresident Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage.
- McCain's Cancer Diagnosis Jolts SenateSen. John McCain's diagnosis of brain cancer jolted the Senate where Republicans and Democrats offered prayers and words of encouragement for a six-term lawmaker with a war hero past.
- By Embracing Russia, Trump Bumps Up Against Top AdvisersPresident Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary.
- Trump Rages at Sessions in New York Times InterviewPresident Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation.
- Justices Won't Block New Trial of Hinds District AttorneyThe Mississippi Supreme Court has cleared the way for Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith to go on trial again.
- Trump Says He Wants Voter Fraud Commission to Have Open MindPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday urged members of his new voter fraud commission to approach their task with "a very open mind," despite having spent months making unfounded claims, without evidence, that millions of fraudulent ballots had been cast against ...
- November Elections Set to Fill 2 Mississippi House SeatsGov. Phil Bryant has set Nov. 7 special elections to fill two seats in the Mississippi House.
- AP-NORC Poll: Negotiate on 'Obamacare,' Don't Just Kill ItAmericans overwhelmingly want lawmakers of both parties to work out health care changes, with only 13 percent supporting Republican moves to repeal "Obamacare" absent a replacement, according to a new poll.
- Justices Uphold Refugee Ban but Say Grandparents Still OKThe Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six mostly Muslim countries get into the ...