Perry defends plan for Nevada nuclear-waste storage site

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry is defending the Trump administration's plans to collect and store nuclear waste from around the country in a site northwest of Las Vegas. ...

Croatia detains 12 in probe into key shipyard wrongdoings

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police say they have detained 12 people suspected of multiple criminal actions in a shipbuilding company that has been struggling with losses. Interio...

House Democrats to unveil Affordable Care Act rescue package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading House Democrats, backed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, are unveiling broad legislation to shore up the Affordable Care Act. It's an attempt to deliver on campaign promises about he...

Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blue

NEW YORK (AP) — To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback for pot advocates in New Jersey may show the issue isn't ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 26, the 85th day of 2019. There are 280 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 26,...

11.4M sign up for Obama-era health plans this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says 11.4 million people have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health law. That's just a slight dip from 2018. ...

5 questions Congress will have for Boeing, FAA this week

The relationship between Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration, which has set the global standard in aviation safety for decades, will come under unprecedented scrutiny this week after two de...

Poland aims to meet EU budget rules despite higher spending

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's finance minister says she is aiming to keep the country's budget deficit within European Union rules even after a series of pre-election spending pledges to help familie...

Mike Trout says he's "an Angel for life" with new contract

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout smiled into the postcard-perfect Orange County sunlight and said exactly what every Los Angeles Angels fan has spent years hoping to hear. "I know t...

Jordan Peele's 'Us' scares up $70.3M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, ac...

Thrifty minor leaguer to live in school bus during season

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Grueling, late-night road trips are a loathed hallmark of minor league baseball, and most ballplayers can't wait to leave bus life behind. Jack Labosky is...

Suddenly, cost-cutting states turn friendly to teachers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protest...

Confidence in Taiwan economy improves in March

Local confidence in Taiwan's economy improved for a second consecutive month in March as optimism over a possible resolution of the U.S.-China trade war offset concerns over disappointing economic...

Mueller revealed his Trump-Russia story in plain view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Cli...

US budget deficit sets February record of $234 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government posted a record budget deficit in February, pushing the overall deficit for the first five months of the budget year up 39 percent from a year ago. ...