Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:56pm
A late push helped U.S. stocks finish higher Friday after indexes spent most of the day lower. There was far more selling than buying on Wall Street overall, but the Dow Jones industrial average managed to extend its winning streak to an 11th day.
Elena Becatoros, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:37pm
Greece's era of austerity is over, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras claimed Friday, as he painted a positive picture of the reforms his government has agreed to take after the bailout program ends in 2018.
Thomas Beaumont and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 2:02pm
Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law.
Alicia A. Caldwell and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 1:44pm
President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimized the impact of replacing it. That's only true if you consider more than 20 million people to be very few.
Scott Smith, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 1:39pm
The bill to repair California's roadways hammered by floods and rockslides in an onslaught of storms this winter has reached nearly $600 million, more than double what the state budgeted for such emergencies, and the costs are mounting for other badly damaged infrastructure just two months into 2017.
Rebecca Boone, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 1:39pm
A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm that posed to inmates.
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 1:18pm
The NAACP urged religious conferences, athletic events and musicians on Friday to avoid North Carolina as part of a national boycott protesting the state's conservative policies including a law limiting LGBT protections.