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Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants' fears

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 6:19am

When the Census Bureau reported an increase in the number of people without health insurance in America, it sent political partisans reaching for talking points on the Obama-era health law and its travails. But the new numbers suggest that fears of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown may be a more significant factor in the slippage.

The Latest: UAW workers on job at GM plant as strike looms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 6:17am

The Latest on labor strife at General Motors factories (all times local):

The Latest: Yemeni rebels say they exploited Saudi weak spot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 3:22am

The Latest on the tensions in the Persian Gulf a day after Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attacked major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local):

Activists block main entrance to Frankfurt auto show

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:50am

Activists blocked the main entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show on Sunday in a protest against what they call the "climate and environment destroyers" produced by the auto industry.

Iran dismisses US allegation it was behind Saudi oil attacks

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:14am

Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia, just hours after America's top diplomat alleged that Tehran was behind the "unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."

Tunisia seeks new leader to boost economy, fight terror

Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:24am

Tunisians are casting ballots in their North African country's second democratic presidential election, choosing among 26 candidates for a leader who can safeguard its young democracy and tackle its unemployment, corruption and economic despair.

UAW members on the job at GM plants after contract expires

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:18pm

The four-year contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers expired Saturday, but workers were told to report to their jobs as negotiations on a new deal continued and the prospect of a national strike loomed.

450 miles of border wall by next year? It starts in Arizona

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:08pm

On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

Auto workers union sets stage for possible strike against GM

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 4:42pm

A top United Auto Workers official said the union and General Motors are far apart on major issues, increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night.

United Auto Workers to let General Motors contract end late Saturday, boosting likelihood of strike as early as Sunday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 4:38pm

United Auto Workers to let General Motors contract end late Saturday, boosting likelihood of strike as early as Sunday .

Charges accuse Utah man of using deceased person's name

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 2:44pm

Charges filed against a Salt Lake City-area man accuse him of using a dead person's name in creating a payroll services business that allegedly filed false tax returns.

Discounted movie subscription service MoviePass shuts down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:32am

MoviePass, the movie ticket subscription service that allowed subscribers to buy up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee, shut down Saturday.

Idle mines portend dark days for top US coal region

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:04am

At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit.

Drug company attorneys seek to disqualify federal judge

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 9:48am

Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis want to disqualify the federal judge overseeing their cases, saying he has shown bias in his effort to obtain a multibillion-dollar global settlement.

Idle mines portend dark days for top US coal region

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 9:48am

At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit.

Judge throws out lawsuits alleging Chiquita funded massacres

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 9:45am

A federal judge has thrown out 10 lawsuits filed against banana giant Chiquita Brands International by Colombian families alleging the company funded a paramilitary that killed them.

Mayor vows Cleveland will compete to keep Sherwin-Williams

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 9:18am

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says the city is working to keep Sherwin-Williams from leaving town.

Estonia plans to restrict govt use of Huawei 5G technology

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:59am

Estonia, which is among Europe's most wired and technologically advanced nations, is set to restrict the use of equipment and technology from Chinese telecom giant Huawei in its government sector, citing security concerns and recommendations by the U.S., a key NATO ally.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Dems and their tale of 2 countries

Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:44am

The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant — and, hey, how about those moderating prescription drug prices?

Climate change protests hit Frankfurt as auto show opens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:34am

Thousands of people are demonstrating in Frankfurt to demand more action against climate change as the German city's auto show opens to the public, with some cycling into the city along highways that were temporarily closed for the occasion.