Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay up to $10.1 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago-area plants. The settlement a...

Review: In 'Patti Cake$,' hip-hop dreams in New Jersey

The Sundance sensation "Patti Cake$" may flow with formulaic beats but it's got spirit for miles (eight of them, at least) and features one of the best mother-daughter relationships of the year. ...

In his own words: President Trump on Charlottesville protest

Remarks by President Donald Trump following a discussion on infrastructure with top advisers, followed by a Q-and-A with journalists, as transcribed by Federal News Service: __ ...

Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised...

Cuba struggling to keep professionals from leaving

PINAR DEL RIO, Cuba (AP) — Calle Marti is a modest half-mile boulevard split by a simple winding flagstone path that's bracketed by green grass, pine trees and curving blue cement benches. ...

Rhetoric over: Drive to ease NAFTA impact on workers begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Of all the trade deals he lambasted on the campaign trail as threats to American workers, President Donald Trump reserved particular scorn for one: The North American Free Trade Agre...

Text of AP's interview with NY Fed President William Dudley

NEW YORK (AP) — Below is the text of an interview The Associated Press conducted Monday with William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Q: I guess if we coul...

Tsai highlights Taiwan’s progress on gender equality at women’s conference

President Tsai Ing-wen said Aug. 11 that Taiwan’s journey in advancing women’s empowerment demonstrates that promoting gender rights strengthens democracy.  According to the presid...

Transcript of Education Secretary DeVos' Interview with AP

A transcript of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' interview with The Associated Press, conducted last Wednesday in her office: ___ AP: President Trump has talked a l...

Health care divide leaves tax on path to reinstatement

BOSTON (AP) — The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end i...

Trump's remarks about violent clashes in Charlottesville

President Donald Trump's remarks Saturday about violent clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, delivered in Bedminster, New Jersey, and transcribed and...

Trump signs bill to fund veterans medical care program

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an emergency spending bill that will pump more than $2 billion into a program that allows veterans to receive private medical care at governme...

Transcript of Education Secretary DeVos' Interview with AP

A transcript of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' interview with The Associated Press, conducted last Wednesday in her office: ___ AP: President Trump has talked a l...

Merkel emphasizes German prosperity, security at rally

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the final phase of her election campaign with a focus her record, emphasizing the economic growth and prosperity achieved in her dozen years at the...

Western Force cut from Super Rugby; Australian chief resigns

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian rugby faced renewed upheaval Friday when chief executive Bill Pulver resigned only hours after the organization decided to cut the Perth-based Western Force from Super Rugby f...