Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 7:10am
Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 7:00am
Senate leaders scrambled Tuesday to rescue their health care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensified. The defections loomed as Congress' nonpartisan budget referee said the measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama's law.
European stock markets fell sharply Tuesday as the euro surged on comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Shares in Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company will be in focus later after the EU slapped its biggest-ever fine on the internet giant for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.
Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 6:12am
The European Union slapped a record 2.42 billion-euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.
Erica Werner, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 5:20am
President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing to bring to a vote this week.
Reem Saad, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 4:30am
For years, Hamzeh AlMaaytah nurtured a community of book lovers in Jordan, keeping his bookstore in Amman's old center open around the clock, encouraging customers to linger over rare treasures and often allowing them to set the price for a purchase.
Jonathan Lemire and Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 2:13am
Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy peers. The party is hoping that pitch will pack extra oomph at a time when even some Republicans are raising concerns that the GOP health-care plan could hurt the poor.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 1:23am
China's top economic official tried to quell fears surging debt might threaten growth, saying Tuesday financial risks are "generally under control" and Beijing can achieve this year's development targets.
Tim Sullivan, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 1:03am
The little restaurant isn't much to look at. It's across the street from an empty lot in a city where bland high-rise apartment buildings sprawl in every direction. Boxes of dried fish are stacked by the front window. A dirty mop stands in the corner. The walls are painted a vomitous green.
Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 11:34pm
Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary approaches.