Senators seek data on Americans caught up in surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation's top intelligence official to release more information about the communications of American citizens swept up in surveillance operations. The request by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky adds to a chorus of calls for more transparency about how intelligence agencies use and share communications to, from and about Americans.

Trump's military action unnerves GOP libertarians, Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's military strike against Syria drew strong pushback from an odd mix of libertarian Republicans, Democrats and the far-right conservatives who have long insisted on Congress' constitutional authority for acts of war. Trump burnished an "America first" foreign policy during his 2016 campaign, warning that rival Hillary Clinton would dangerously order U.S. soldiers into international conflicts.

Trump takes up health care with Rand Paul, on golf course

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump brought Sen. Rand Paul to his Virginia golf course on Sunday to talk health policy with the outspoken critic of the failed plan to repeal and replace so-called Obamacare. The outing to Trump National Golf Club came hours after Trump tweeted that talks on replacing the law have been going on and "will continue until such time as a deal is hopefully struck.

BC-AP News Digest 2 pm

Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. --------------- ONLY ON AP --------------- PAKISTAN-CRY FOR HELP -- Not far from the border with neighboring Afghanistan, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa becomes the first province in Pakistan to set up a hotline for women that feeds directly into the provincial legislature. By Kathy Gannon. SENT: 1,130 words, photos.

2016 GOP Debate

Five things to know about the Republican primary debate and which candidate got the most airtime and questions.    

Larson Talks With Senator & GOP Presidential Candidate Rand Paul

Keith Larson caught up with Kentucky Senator and GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul. One of the big issues many seem to be ignoring is the $20 trillion debt... And whether or not the pyramids were built by aliens.   Oh, and this happened... Keith's interview was picked up by the number one news source for hipsters and millennials... Buzzfeed. Rand Paul…

Rand Paul on the Presidential Race

Rand Paul joins Keith to talk about the Presidential race. On Scott Walker bowing out; Trump represents anger and the question is how do we fix it. Sophomoric comments may not be the way to be presidential, referring to Trump. Thinks Hillary's race may falter due to Benghazi.

I Read the News: Monday, 09/21/15

Scott Walker is dropping out if the GOP race. 1970: ABC's 1st edition of Monday Night Football. Browns beat the Jets. Stephen King is 68 today. It's Deaf Awareness Week. Fall starts on Wednesday. British Airways lost lots of baggage over the weekend. Jessica Simpson was drunk on live TV over the weekend. A man…