Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 5:35pm
A nationwide strike by thousands of truckers brought much of Latin America's largest nation to a halt on Friday, prompting Brazilian President Michel Temer to authorize the military to use force in removing drivers and their parked vehicles from highways and other roads.
Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 5:33pm
The Trump administration has told Congress that it's reached a deal that would allow Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to stay in business, a source familiar with the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a confidential matter said Friday.
Kelli Kennedy and Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 4:59pm
Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in "die ins" at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest the chain's support for a gubernatorial candidate aligned with the National Rifle Association, as the company announced a suspension of political contributions.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 4:35pm
A bill to regulate social media platforms such as Facebook and address foreign interference in local elections on social media will become law in Maryland without Gov. Larry Hogan's signature, the governor said Friday, citing "serious constitutional concerns" relating to the First Amendment.
Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 3:50pm
A proposal to create government price controls in California for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits and other health care services died Friday when it failed to clear a key committee, but the author says he plans to bring it back next year.
Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 3:21pm
Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election, as the embattled socialist leader takes the country down an increasingly authoritarian path that scares off private investment and leads to more international sanctions against his government.
Ian Phillips, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 2:31pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bemoaned troubled relations with the United States, saying Russia wants to improve them but is effectively held hostage by the disputes surrounding President Donald Trump.
The publication of allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sparked a national reckoning. Since October, scores of men in entertainment, politics, media, and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced sexual misconduct to rape.