Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:23pm
Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. A second day of big losses pushed U.S. stocks to their worst week in two years.
Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:09pm
President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat. The episode further eroded the already damaged credibility of both the president and a White House staff that had assured the nation he was onboard.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:01pm
Tucked in the massive congressional budget bill is a provision that props up the price Medicare pays for a handful of medications, costing taxpayers millions at a time when the Trump administration is vowing to reduce the cost of prescription drugs.
Officers from Britain's information regulator are raiding the London offices of data firm Cambridge Analytica after being granted a warrant as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information.
Elliot Spagat and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:05pm
Congress gave President Donald Trump the $1.6 billion he wanted this year for his proposed "big, beautiful" border wall with Mexico but the headline number masks what he didn't get on one of his signature campaign promises. Here are some questions and answers about the wall's status:
Franklin Briceno and Christine Armario, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:57pm
Peru's new president has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the most-bitter political crises in the Andean nation's recent history.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 2:51pm
The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American government agencies.