• AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s murky claims on weather, shutdown

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s nothing like a cold snap to bring out the global-warming skepticism of President Donald Trump.

  • Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse Sunday than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s twists on Russia, shutdown, vets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump’s Washington.

  • More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain.

  • Arizona is only state where tribes avoid Medicaid work rules

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has become the only state in the country where members of federally recognized tribes are exempt from work or volunteer requirements for Medicaid benefits, while 120,000 state residents risk losing health coverage if they don’t comply.

  • Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown

    America’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines. And some travelers had braced for the worst.

  • New Mexico lawmakers study oil revenues, weigh royalty hike

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators are being briefed on an oil-industry funded analysis that highlights the state’s leading position in obtaining revenue from the production of oil and gas.

  • US stocks rise again to build on four-week rally

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the week with another strong gain.

  • Markets Right Now: Stocks opening higher on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

  • Beer makers, thirsty for growth, push into cannabis market

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about beer makers’ focus on cannabis companies, The Associated Press reported erroneously about the specifics of Molson Coors’ investment in cannabis products. Molson has an investment agreement with HEXO Corp., which calls its medical marijuana brand Hydropothecary. Molson holds a 57.5 percent stake in a joint venture with HEXO called Truss that is focusing on cannabis-infused products. HEXO owns the rest.