August 23, 2020

As shoppers stay away, small stores seek refuge online

NEW YORK — For small retailers across the country, the coronavirus outbreak has turned an already challenging business environment into never-ending uncertainty. Amy Witt might […]
August 23, 2020

Trump delivered on some big 2016 promises, but others unmet

WASHINGTON — He’s broken his pledge never to take a vacation or play golf for pleasure. His plan to update the nation’s infrastructure has become […]
August 23, 2020

The Latest: Pakistan reports fewest virus deaths since March

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities on Sunday reported only four new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, the country’s fewest number of fatalities since March. […]
August 23, 2020

AP Explains: Why revolt in Belarus is different from Ukraine

MINSK, Belarus — A former Soviet republic on the fault line between Russia and Europe is boiling with revolt this summer. Sounds familiar — but […]
August 23, 2020

US envoy joins Taiwan president at military memorial

KINMEN, Taiwan — The U.S. envoy to Taiwan joined President Tsai Ing-wen at a military memorial service Sunday in a fresh show of warming relations […]
August 23, 2020

Minneapolis seeks Pay As You Save energy efficiency program

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The city of Minneapolis is seeking permission to launch what would be one of the nation’s largest on-bill financing programs for […]
August 23, 2020

House passes bill to reverse changes blamed for mail delays

WASHINGTON — With heated debate over mail delays, the House approved legislation in a rare Saturday session that would reverse recent changes in U.S. Postal […]
August 23, 2020

Trump's vision of American greatness at center of convention

WASHINGTON — Republicans will aim to recast the story of Donald Trump’s presidency when they hold their national convention, featuring speakers drawn from everyday life […]
August 23, 2020

Report: Trump administration to block proposed Alaska mine

The Trump administration plans to block a proposed copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major U.S. salmon fishery in Alaska, six people […]
August 22, 2020

Trump floats sending the law to polls, but lacks the power

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is threatening to send law enforcement to polling places for the upcoming presidential election, part of a growing pattern of […]