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AP Top Political News at 8:02 a.m. EDT

Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy, President Donald Trump declared he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey,...

GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now comes his next challenge - persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that could be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP....

Analysis: McConnell stakes it all on health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pass or fail, there will be one man singularly responsible for the fate of health care legislation in the Senate: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....

The Latest: Medical groups find fault with Senate plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Senate Republicans' health care bill (all times local):...

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries....

Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states' demands over its Qatar base
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Turkey on Friday rejected a key demand by several Arab states involved in a major dispute with Qatar, saying Ankara has no plans to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country....

The Latest: Trump says he's told 'a straight story' on Comey
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...

Trump and Saudi king rely on 30-something son, son-in-law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Half a world apart, in a theocratic monarchy and a democracy, a king and a president are relying on their 30-something son and son-in-law to help consolidate power and push their policies....

What's next on health care draft in Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill, triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal - repeal and replace Democratic President Barack Obama's 7-year-old law....

List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations
Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June. A copy of the list was obtained by The Associated Press and translated from Arabic....