Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
May 26th - 7:26am
The U.S. economy started 2017 out with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government revised up its January-March growth reading to a rate of 1.2 percent — better than an earlier estimate of 0.7 percent but well below President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets.
Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted
May 26th - 7:19am
In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
May 26th - 6:50am
Republicans trying to dismantle former President Barack Obama's health care law have run into the same problem that bedeviled him: Quality health insurance doesn't come cheap, especially if it protects people in poor health, older adults not yet eligible for Medicare, and the poor.
Candice Choi and Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press | Posted
May 26th - 5:25am
Summer travelers may well find themselves stuck in long security lines and squeezed into cramped seats. For frequent travelers, or those who can and want to pay extra, perks are available including upgrades to first-class seats, airport lounges and free food.
Colleen Barry, Sylvie Corbet and David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted
May 26th - 5:17am
The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G-7 observers.