Germany expressed doubt on Tuesday about whether the European Union will be exempt from U.S. President Donald Trump's potentially damaging steel and aluminum tariffs, as the bloc's top trade official headed to Washington for last-ditch talks.
The Trump administration is providing $2.5 million for emergency food and medicine assistance to Venezuelan migrants in Colombia in the U.S.' first action to alleviate a burgeoning humanitarian crisis reverberating across Latin America.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 9:46am
U.S. stock indexes are edging higher Tuesday as energy companies climb with oil prices and banks move up along with interest rates. The market was recovering some of its losses from a day earlier. Other sectors including retailers and industrials are also bouncing back. Facebook is dropping again following reports the Federal Trade Commission will investigate its handling of user data and Oracle is plunging after releasing disappointing results and forecasts.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 9:02am
Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled, leaving a scaled-back plan for President Donald Trump's border wall and a huge rail project that pits Trump against Capitol Hill's most powerful Democrat as the top issues to be solved.