Poll: Only 12% of Americans support the Senate health care plan

CLOSE Just 12% of Americans support the Senate Republican health care plan, a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds, amid a roiling debate over whether the GOP will deliver on its signature promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump

Federal agents ignored President Trump’s pledge to protect from deportation undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children by sending a young man back to his native Mexico, the first such documented case, a USA TODAY examination of the new administration’s immigration policies shows.

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This ‘Circus’ has elephants … in puppet form

CLOSE Here’s a way to include elephants in the circus without upsetting animal rights groups: have humans play them. Circus 1903, a stage show made to feel like a classic big top circus show, has “elephants” as part of the cast. Why the quotes?

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U.S. allies praise Trump’s strikes on a Syrian airbase

U.S. allies reacted with support Friday for the U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian forces. Tuesday’s chemical attack, which targeted a rebel-held town, killed at least 86 people, including 27 children.

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Trump’s travel ban could cost $18B in U.S. tourism, travel analysts say

President Trump’s temporary travel ban and an inhospitable political climate could punch an $18 billion hole in U.S. tourism by international visitors over the next two years, travel analysts predict.

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Trump’s business network reached alleged Russian mobsters

CLOSE To expand his real estate developments over the years, Donald Trump, his company and partners repeatedly turned to wealthy Russians and oligarchs from former Soviet republics – several allegedly connected to organized crime, according to a USA TODAY review of court cases, government and legal documents and an interview with a former federal prosecutor.

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30 for 30K: Celebrating Dirk Nowitzki’s 30,000 points with 30 facts

CLOSE When the Dallas Mavericks host the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night, Dirk Nowitzki will have the chance to cement his name in the NBA record books. As if it weren’t already.

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Exclusive: Two other Trump advisers also spoke with Russian envoy during GOP convention

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not the only member of President Trump’s campaign who spoke to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at a diplomacy conference connected to the Republican National Convention in July. At least two more members of the Trump campaign’s national security officials also spoke with Kislyak at the event, and several more Trump national security advisers were in attendance.

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George Takei: How ‘America First’ puts many of us last

CLOSE It has been my life’s mission to ensure we learn important lessons from the past so that we don’t repeat them. That’s why this week, I presented a petition of support for Muslims in the USA, signed by more than 300,000 concerned Americans who oppose President Trump’s immigration ban, to the Muslim Public Affairs Council.

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What to do if immigration officers come knocking at your door

SAN FRANCISCO – Roundups of undocumented immigrants across the country have sent immigrant rights advocates to social media, blasting out information in multiple languages on how those caught up in such raids should respond.

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