US stock indexes edge higher in early trading; oil rises
Materials companies led U.S. stock indexes slightly higher in early trading Tuesday as investors sized up the latest round of company earnings news. Energy stocks also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Phone companies and health care stocks lagged the broader market.
Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing
Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, says the government's "debt is a problem that must be addressed sooner, rather than ...
The Latest: Ryan breaks with Trump's claim on immigrant vote
The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST): 10:20 a.m. Breaking with President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan says he has seen no evidence that 3 million to 5 million immigrants living in the ...
Bengals' Jones issues apology after police release video
CINCINNATI (AP) ? Cincinnati Bengals player Adam "Pacman" Jones has apologized through his attorneys after Cincinnati police released video showing his raucous, often-vulgar reaction to his latest arrest.
Partner of artist colony leader sorry about deadly blaze
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) ? The longtime partner of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty terrible" treatment by the media and ex-neighbors.
Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods
The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" on Tuesday landed a record-tying 14 nominations to the Academy Awards, which fielded a notably more diverse list of nominees following two straight years of "OscarsSoWhite" backlash.
Existing US home fell in December as supplies at 17-year lowWASHINGTON (AP) ? Americans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since 1999.
Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing act
President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House. The name of the ...
Plan to run pipeline through Pinelands gets public hearing
PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) ? As jobs-versus-environment clashes go, few issues have been as hard fought and generated as much passion in New Jersey as a proposal to run a natural gas pipeline through federally protected woods atop some of the nation's purest drinking water.
Police in Sweden probe rape reportedly aired on FacebookCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) ? Three men have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of participating in a group rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group, Swedish authorities said Tuesday.