Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 10:00am
Democrats criticized stock purchases by President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary on Tuesday as the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on a nominee who's backed by Republicans but under fire from Democrats for his support for tearing down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his past financial activities as a member of Congress.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 9:50am
President Donald Trump moved to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines Tuesday, a pair of projects that were blocked by the Obama administration due in part to environmental concerns. Both orders are subject to renegotiations of the agreements.
Raphael Satter, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 9:22am
French authorities ordered the blockage or removal of more than 2,700 websites in 2016, Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said Tuesday, a spike in censorship that some critics in the tech industry fear will do little to snuff out extremist content online.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 9:03am
Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger exit negotiations by the end of March.
The leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party said Tuesday he won't stand as the party's candidate for chancellor in this fall's national election, shaking up the political landscape on the same day the country's president confirmed the election will be held Sept. 24.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 8:50am
The European Union on Tuesday told President Donald Trump that his "America First" and protectionist trade policies are "doomed to fail" and said the kind of trade deals like the one he scuttled with the Asian Pacific countries "are a handy scapegoat."