Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is awarding more than $1 billion in grants to help states confront the opioid epidemic, with most of the money going expand access to treatment and recovery ...

US housing construction up 9.2 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months, a hopeful sign for a housing industry that has been struggling with rising lumber costs. ...

Koreas' leaders agree on military steps but whiff on nukes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After holding consecutive summits with soaring but empty rhetoric, the two Korean leaders in their third try finally produced some substance. The meeting in...

The Latest: States sue over Trump pollution rollback

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Trump administration rollback of a rule meant to curb pollution emissions from oil and gas drilling on public lands (all times local): 5:30 p.m...

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening ...

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of na...

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change.

White House releases new biodefense strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it is taking a more comprehensive approach to preparing the nation for biological attacks and outbreaks of infectious disease. The Whi...

Woodward's "Fear" already a million-seller

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Woodward's "Fear" is already a million-seller. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Woodward's takedown of President Donald Trump has sold more than 1.1 mi...

Leaders take big gambles in visiting 'enemy' territory

It's a rare and highly symbolic occurrence that history marks with reverence: A leader of a nation, once at hot or cold war with the other, ventures into enemy territory. Every effor...

US stocks rise as traders size up new US tariffs on China

U.S. stocks rose in early trading Tuesday as investors weighed the White House's decision to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods beginning next week. Gains in technology, energy an...

China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, ...

Asian shares recover after Trump orders new Chinese tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Many Asian markets turned higher on Tuesday after President Donald Trump's move to place tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods was not immediately met with retaliatio...

The Latest: China vows 'counter-measures' to US tariff hike

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China tariffs dispute. (All times local): 3:40 p.m. China said Tuesday it will take "counter-measures" to U....

Taiwan could benefit from order transfer amid new round of US import tariffs on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the fresh 10 percent tariffs imposed by U.S. on $200 billion worth of imports from China, Taiwanese companies can expect limited direct impact and even benefit from o...