Anita Snow, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 3:14pm
Senior Canadian and Mexican officials on Wednesday expressed frustration with current American skepticism about free trade, saying the benefits for all three countries should be kept in mind during the current renegotiation of NAFTA.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 3:08pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that he's not convinced Utah should spend taxpayer money to sue California over its extra tax on coal and that the $2 million estimate for private attorneys to handle the case seems "exorbitant."
Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 2:59pm
Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students with quavering voices and parents shaking with anger appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect American school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump sat rapt and motionless, listening intently as raw emotions reverberated at the White House.
Michael Catalini, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 2:50pm
New Jersey's new Democratic governor signed legislation Wednesday setting aside about $7.5 million for family-planning and women's health, reversing course on former Republican Gov. Chris Christie's handling of the issue.
Tens of thousands of Argentines joined a demonstration on Wednesday organized by truckers and other labor unions in the first major protest so far this year against President Mauricio Macri's austerity measures.
Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 2:22pm
Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" during a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures.
Elena Becatoros, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 1:48pm
In a heated debate set to last more than 14 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
Ken Thomas and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 1:44pm
The White House's top economist said Wednesday the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 1:16pm
Federal Reserve officials at their January meeting believed that a brightening global economic picture and the effects of recently passed tax cuts had raised the prospect for solid growth and continued interest rate increases.
Denise Lavoie and Heidi Brown, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 1:06pm
Witnesses told investigators that a garbage truck struck by a train carrying Republican congressmen through rural Virginia entered the railroad crossing after the safety gates had come down, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Wednesday.