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Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:43am

Ford Motor Co. is investing $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, including an engine plant where it plans to add 130 jobs.

The Latest: Nunes rebuffs calls to step down from intel post

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:40am

The Latest on an investigation into purported ties between Trump associates and Russia (all times local):

What completed Dakota Access pipeline means for key players

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:34am

Oil has begun flowing through the Dakota Access pipeline after months of delays caused by protests and Native American tribes' efforts to stop the project. The 1,200-mile pipeline is capable of moving half of the oil produced in North Dakota to a distribution point in Illinois. It will be fully operational in about three weeks.

The Latest: Freedom Caucus leader says he'll force repeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:34am

The Latest on House Republicans and health care, tax cuts and other issues (all times local):

Illegally harvested lobsters donated to homeless veterans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:34am

Environmental authorities in Massachusetts are donating lobsters seized from an illegal harvest to homeless veterans.

White House plan to help pay for border wall is a long shot

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:30am

The White House is calling for immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community development grants to help pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump repeatedly promised would be financed by Mexico.

Student in US illegally gets backlash for posting tax return

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:30am

An Arizona college student who is living in the country illegally is receiving backlash after posting a picture of her tax return on Facebook.

World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:28am

The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:26am

Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Carnival 1Q profit jumps on lower fuel cost, revenue boost

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:26am

Carnival Corp.'s profit more than doubled in the first-quarter as lower fuel costs and higher revenue helped it top Wall Street forecasts.

House Intelligence chairman Nunes rebuffs calls to step aside in Russia investigation; says 'Why would I?'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:26am

House Intelligence chairman Nunes rebuffs calls to step aside in Russia investigation; says 'Why would I?'

Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:25am

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families.

Club shooting victim: 'All I was thinking about was my kids'

Dan Sewell and John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:16am

A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her children.

EU approves Danish support for offshore windfarm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:13am

The European Union's antitrust chief said Tuesday that the bloc's executive Commission has approved Danish government subsidies for a large proposed offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:13am

Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

16 injured after chemical spray in California shopping mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:10am

Authorities say at least 16 people were injured after someone released pepper spray or a similar chemical inside a San Francisco shopping mall.

Central Europe's leaders reject EU's relocation of migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:03am

Leaders from Central Europe said Tuesday they reject a European Union policy that calls for all member states to receive migrants, protesting suggestions that the level of their compliance could be linked to the availability of EU funds to them.

Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:03am

A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain killers.

France's Hollande lobbies Malaysia to buy fighter jets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:03am

French President Francois Hollande lobbied on Tuesday for the sale of Rafale fighter aircraft to Malaysia, but Prime Minister Najib Razak said his government is not yet ready to purchase the jets.

Uber pulls out of Denmark citing tougher cab standards

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:53am

The Danish branch of the ride-sharing service Uber said Tuesday it is shutting down its services in Denmark due to a proposed law that toughens standards for cabs.