Special toilet at U. Mich. takes aim at urine-to-fertilizer
Pressured by Trump, Mexico ready to discuss NAFTA rules in U.S. talks
By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Under pressure from President Donald Trump, Mexico is preparing to discuss changes to trade rules about a product's country of origin to try to avoid a disruptive fight with the United States over commerce. As the two countries begin a difficult new relationship, Mexico sees possible common ground with Trump on the "rules of origin" of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that binds the two countries and Canada, several sources said. Rules of origin are regulations setting out where trade products are sourced from.
Germany, Iran, Scandinavia, Australia get foreign Oscar nods
A father-daughter comedy from Germany, a psychological thriller from Iran, a Danish film about German prisoners of war, a dark Swedish comedy about a grumpy man, and an Australian film about tribal love on a remote South Pacific island are this year's Oscar nominees for best foreign film.
Republicans, Democrats bicker over infrastructure plans
Republicans and Democrats argued over the best way to rebuild U.S. infrastructure - a high priority of President Donald Trump - with no agreement in sight following skirmishes on Tuesday between the two parties. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected a new, detailed $1 trillion proposal unveiled by Democrats that would rely heavily on new government spending.
Backpage.com lawyers want executives' pimping charges tossed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? The operators of Backpage.com pushed for pimping charges to be tossed out for the second time Tuesday, two weeks after the website that prosecutors dubbed an online brothel stopped advertising adult services in the face of a congressional investigation.
Trump health pick gives Dems few details on health overhaul
President Donald Trump's selection to become health secretary told a Senate committee Tuesday that the new administration believes people with existing illnesses should not be denied health insurance, ...
When will soggy California drop water restrictions?
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) ? Much of California has gone from withered to water-logged this winter but the state's top water regulator is not ready to lift emergency conservation measures enacted during the height of the state's drought.
Trump expands anti-abortion ban to all US global health aidUNITED NATIONS (AP) ? President Donald Trump has massively expanded the ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions, or provide abortion information, to all organizations receiving U.S. global health assistance.
FACT CHECK: Miscues on voter fraud and election results
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump's press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to show significant voting in the past by non-citizens.
AP source: Saltalamacchia, Blue Jays agree to deal