Price says affordability, access key to health care reform
President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday that access and affordability were his goals for health care reform, and he offered assurances that the new administration is not ...
US stock indexes stay stuck; bond yields and dollar rise
NEW YORK (AP) ? U.S. stock indexes stuck to their holding pattern Wednesday, as the Standard & Poor's 500 index entered its most listless stretch of trading in more than three years. Bond yields and the dollar resumed their moves higher.
Senegal troops heading for Gambia border, say residents
Witnesses confirm that Senegalese troops are moving toward the Gambian border from two sides as pressure mounts for Gambia's president to step down. President Yahya Jammeh lost the Dec. 1 election and ...
When it comes to inaugural crowds, does size matter?
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump says his inauguration will have "an unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout." Organizers of a protest the next day call it the biggest demonstration in history to welcome a new president.
The Latest: EU lawmakers bristle at Trump's Brexit remarks
The Latest on Britain's decision to leave the European Union (all times local): 5:10 p.m. European Union legislators lashed out at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for saying Britain's decision to leave ...
Italy quake nightmare returns in deep mid-winter
Earthquakes brought an icy chill of terror to snowbound central Italy on Wednesday as four powerful shocks reverberated through an area still recovering from deadly tremors last year. The quakes, all measuring more than five magnitude, struck in the space of four hours in an area close to Amatrice, the mountain town devastated by an August earthquake that left nearly 300 people dead. Fears for the trapped intensified after a mother and child were dragged from the ruins of a collapsed country cottage near Teramo in the Abruzzo region.
Killers' lawyers seek more info on Ohio's lethal drug supply
Christie: Wife refused to move to Washington for Trump postTRENTON, N.J. (AP) ? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has turned down several jobs in the Trump administration because his wife refuses to move to Washington.
Gunfire erupts at Mexican private school, 5 woundedMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) ? A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, seriously wounding himself, a teacher and three other students, state officials said.
John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Metallica set to play Grammys
John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Metallica are set to perform at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles next month. Underwood and Urban are both up for Grammys this year. Underwood's "Church ...