Sam Mednick, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 5:19am
As South Sudan's civil war creates the world's largest refugee crisis and widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, journalists charge the government is restricting their ability to report the news.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 5:12am
A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite an international ban that was imposed to curb widespread poaching.
International stock markets rose today after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end last week higher on stronger oil and gas prices. Futures point to opening gains on Wall Street today. Benchmark U.S. crude oil rose to just below $43.50 per barrel. The dollar gained against the yen and the euro.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 4:10am
President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign days, Trump has addressed health care in broad, aspirational strokes. Nonetheless he made some clear promises along the way.
Louise Watt and Andy Wong, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 4:02am
A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges, the company and an Australian official said.
Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 3:25am
Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda. At the top of the list: a gun-owner's ability to bring a legal weapon across any state lines, a policy known as reciprocity.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 2:53am
An influential House committee chairman will press his case on Monday for a $705 billion defense budget in 2018, more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a level even a number of his Republican colleagues don't support.
Matthew Brown and Katy Daigle, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:44am
The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.
Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 26th - 1:05am
Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. President Donald Trump, making a final push to fulfill a key campaign promise, insists Republicans are not "that far off" and signaled last-minute changes are coming to win votes.
A fugitive Kentucky lawyer at the center of a nearly $600 million Social Security fraud case has fled the country using a fake passport and has gotten help from someone overseas with a job to help support himself.
Tom Krisher and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 25th - 8:03pm
Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators that are linked to the death of at least 16 people.