Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led Michigan House to pass economic development tax incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure a Taiwanese electronics giant to the state.
Julie Carr Smyth and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 9:30am
Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years.
John Flesher, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 9:27am
A live Asian carp has been discovered in a Chicago waterway about nine miles from Lake Michigan — well beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent the invasive fish that have infested the Mississippi River system from reaching the Great Lakes, officials said Friday.
Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 9:24am
State hospitals in Sri Lanka were paralyzed Friday as doctors went on strike to demand that a private medical university be shut down, saying it could jeopardize health care standards in the island nation.
China's Foreign Minister called for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis on Friday, saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
Stan Choe, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 9:00am
U.S. stock indexes inched higher Friday as energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. The Standard & Poor's 500 index flipped between modest gains and losses and is on track to end the week roughly where it started.
Raf Casert and Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 8:56am
The European Union and Britain on Friday tripped over the first item in their Brexit talks — protecting the rights of each other's citizens — highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their marathon negotiations.
Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 7:12am
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.