Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 6:10am
Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional aides and lobbyists say.
Maggie Michael, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 6:05am
Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the "grill," in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Fares Akram and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 5:15am
The sole power plant in electricity-starved Gaza Strip sputtered back to life Thursday after receiving fuel from Egypt — a shipment that resulted from a surprising alliance between bitter ex-rivals, including the territory's ruling Hamas and an exiled former Gaza strongman.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 4:33am
Food exporters including the United States and European Union are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say would hamper access to its fast-growing market.
Thousands of striking Greek municipal workers marched through Athens on Thursday to press for better employment status, in the latest of a series of protests that have hindered trash collection in major cities.
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 2:18am
The drug sellers aren't the problem when it comes to the highly anticipated launch of Nevada's recreational marijuana industry. It's the distributors who have muddled plans to allow people to light up July 1.
The chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles Apple's iPhones and other consumer electronics, said Thursday it expects to release investment plans by early August for at least three U.S. states following its announcement it would spend up to $7 billion to build a factory in the United States.
Colleen Slevin, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 2:05am
Every day, immigrants are told to clean their living areas in a privately run Colorado detention center or risk being put in solitary confinement. Some also volunteer to do jobs as varied as landscaping, more cleaning and cutting other inmates' hair, but the pay is always the same — $1 a day.
Jeff Horwitz, Jon Gambrell and Jack Gillum, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 1:35am
The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals — including one involving arms sales to foreign governments — with an international businessman who was one of his key sources.
Christine Armario, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 21st - 11:25pm
As the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known as "Little Mene Grande" after the warm, Venezuelan city where so many recent arrivals are from, six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses.
Jeff Karoub and Mike Householder, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 21st - 10:14pm
A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck Wednesday at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.