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China will step up policy support for economy as data shows sign of slowdown

China will step up macro-economic policy support for the economy, state media quoted Premier Li Keqiang as saying on Tuesday, after data showed growth unexpectedly slowed last month. China's ec...

Amazon: FTC probe hounding Bezos, execs; subpoenas too broad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon has complained to federal regulators that they are hounding company founder Jeff Bezos and senior executives, making “impossible-to-satisfy demands” in their investigation of ...

Kansas abortion vote: Why recount with such a large margin?

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Tuesday began a partial hand recount of this month’s decisive statewide vote in favor of abortion rights, a move forced by two Republican activists even though the margin...

Business Highlights: EV tax credits, Walmart earnings

___ Which EVs qualify for new US tax credit? Websites offer help WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is moving forward with its plan to award new tax credits to e...

Missouri halts solar tax break as federal incentives expand

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As the U.S. government expands incentives for renewable energy, a decision by the Missouri Supreme Court is moving the state in the opposite direction by halting a solar ene...

Mizzou full of optimism with new QB, defensive coordinator

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz is on his third defensive coordinator in three years at Missouri, and the Tigers are about to start their fifth different quarterback in the season op...

Jimbo Fisher, No. 6 Texas A&M seeking SEC superiority

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher spent the offseason making headlines for a spat with Alabama's Nick Saban. Now that the season is approaching, the tra...

Reports: Israel carried out Gaza strike that killed 5 minors

JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian human rights group and an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday that an explosion in a cemetery that killed five Palestinian children during the latest flare-up ...

Champions Tour Schedule

Jan. 20-22 _ Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai (Miguel Angel Jimenez) Feb. 18-20 _ Chubb Classic (Bernhard Langer) Feb. 25-27 _ Cologuard Classic (Miguel...

Former ITT Tech students get $3.9B in debt cancellation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students who used federal loans to attend ITT Technical Institute as far back as 2005 will automatically get that debt canceled after authorities found “widespread and pervasive misr...

UN special envoy to Myanmar arrives on inaugural visit

BANGKOK (AP) — United Nations special envoy Noeleen Heyzer arrived in Myanmar on Tuesday on her first mission to the country since her appointment last year. Her visit follows a call by the U.N. Secur...

FedEx Cup playoffs head to Delaware for BMW Championship

PGA TOUR BMW CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Wilmington, Delaware. Course: Wilmington CC (South). Yardage: 7,534. Par: 71. Prize money: $15 m...

Honor or cultural appropriation? Hospital name spurs debate

ST. LOUIS (AP) — While segregation was still casting its ugly shadow over the U.S., the Homer G. Phillips Hospital was providing top-notch medical care to a predominantly African American part of St. ...

India: Outrage as rapists of Muslim woman freed

Indian activists and politicians have condemned the decision by a court in the western Indian state of Gujarat to release 11 men who had received life sentences for the rape of a pregnant Muslim woman...

Taiwan takes 2 gold medals at International Olympiad in Informatics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's team at the 34th annual International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), a computer programming competition for high school students, captured two gold medals and...