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May 15, 2017 10:49 PM

The Latest: Cyberattack hits schools, hospital in Taiwan

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries (all times local): ...

May 15, 2017 11:22 PM

Report: Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

DETROIT (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Ford Motor Co. is planning substantial job cuts in order to...

May 15, 2017 12:19 AM

Hearing set in Wal-Mart same-sex benefits settlement

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Boston has scheduled a hearing in a class-action lawsuit by Wal-Mart employees who...

May 15, 2017 12:04 AM

Study: Tanglewood generates $103M economic impact

LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Preliminary findings from a new study show that Tanglewood —the summer home of the Boston Symphony...
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May 15, 2017 12:25 AM

The Latest: 29,000 Chinese institutions hit by cyberattack

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local):...
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May 12, 2017 5:02 PM

Sally Jacobsen, AP's first female international editor, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sally Jacobsen, a widely experienced Associated Press correspondent who became the first woman to serve as...
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May 12, 2017 5:11 PM

The Latest: FedEx confirms it hit by malware attack

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on reported a global cyberattack (all times local): 5:05 p.m. FedEx Corp....
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May 11, 2017 11:46 PM

China, US reach agreement on beef, poultry and natural gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — China will finally open its borders to U.S. beef while cooked Chinese poultry is closer to hitting...
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May 11, 2017 5:29 PM

The Latest: Tillerson: US reviewing climate change policy

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of the Arctic Council (all times local): 1:30 p.m. ...
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May 11, 2017 2:56 PM

Dutch group says it will soon start cleaning up ocean trash

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch foundation aiming to rid the world's oceans of plastic waste says it will start...
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May 8, 2017 4:34 PM

Act II for France's Macron: getting the majority to govern

PARIS (AP) — Freshly elected to the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron now faces an equally difficult Act II: securing the...

May 8, 2017 12:40 AM

Chinese export, import growth slow in April as rebound cools

HONG KONG (AP) — China has reported its exports expanded for a second straight month in April but at a...

May 7, 2017 3:12 PM

Average US gas price drops 5 cents, as crude cost falls

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 5 cents nationally over the past...

May 5, 2017 11:20 PM

Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles, French toast recalled

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey-based food company is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast because...
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May 7, 2017 12:32 AM

S. Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Leading presidential candidates in South Korea have tried to tap into public discontent over youth...
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May 5, 2017 4:48 PM

US jobs data show some scars from recession finally healing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in April provided reassurance for the U.S. economy after a slow start to...
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May 4, 2017 6:06 PM

Joyful House Republicans vote to repeal reviled 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivering at last, triumphant House Republicans voted Thursday to repeal and replace the "Obamacare" health plan they...
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May 4, 2017 5:20 PM

Pre-existing conditions and the health plan: Who's covered?

The Republican push to replace the Affordable Care Act was revived this week in Congress by a small change to...
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May 3, 2017 9:53 PM

US company turned blind eye to wild behavior on Iraq base

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two American investigators felt a sense of foreboding that Sunday as they headed to an emergency...
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May 4, 2017 12:11 AM

The Latest: Democrats predict backlash for GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional action on the GOP health care bill and the $1.1 trillion government-wide spending...