Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 8:15am
The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 7:49am
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback made good Wednesday on a promise to veto a bill increasing personal income taxes, challenging bipartisan legislative majorities over balancing the budget in hopes of preserving his political legacy.
Adam Beam and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 7:10am
While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis.
Youkyung Lee, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 6:34am
Global stocks were mostly higher in subdued trading Wednesday as investors awaited the publication of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting, hoping for clues to how quickly it might raise interest rates.
Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 6:25am
The first multilateral trade agreement reached under the World Trade Organization since it was created over a generation ago has taken force, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular.
Paisley Dodds and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 5:52am
A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists.
Britain's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the government is entitled to set a minimum-income threshold for people wanting to bring foreign spouses to the country, a measure introduced to ensure that immigrants won't draw on public welfare funds.