Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 9:15am
The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs.
More sponsors have dropped out of New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 8:30am
U.S. stocks are slightly higher Tuesday morning as health care companies including makers of scientific instruments and drugs rise. Beverage makers are also gaining, leading household products makers upward. Stocks rose for the past three trading days following a steep loss last Wednesday.
Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 7:05am
French President Emmanuel Macron is holding meetings with unions and business organizations to discuss reforming the country's labor market, which many blame for France's sub-par economic performance over recent years.