• What does ‘plead the Fifth’ mean? Will Donald Trump do it?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is due Wednesday to face questioning under oath in New York’s civil investigation into his business practices. But will he answer?

  • Serena’s Choice: Williams’ tough call resonates with women

    NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams said it plainly: It isn’t really fair. A male athlete would never have to make the same choice.

  • Biden signs $280B CHIPS act in bid to boost US over China

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s legislative victories have aimed to position the U.S. to “win the economic competition of the 21st century,” but his investments to boost the nation’s technology, infrastructure and climate resilience over the next decade are set against a 90-odd-day clock until the midterms.

  • How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday 8/09/2022

    Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street as disappointing earnings reports weighed on technology and travel companies.

  • Learning from failures: How Biden scored win on climate plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the last year, President Joe Biden watched pieces of his domestic agenda get thrown overboard in an effort to keep it afloat. Free community college, child care funding, expanded preschool — all left behind.

  • ‘The Sacrifice Zone’: Myanmar bears cost of green energy

    The birds no longer sing, and the herbs no longer grow. The fish no longer swim in rivers that have turned a murky brown. The animals do not roam, and the cows are sometimes found dead.

  • Most electric vehicles won’t qualify for federal tax credit

    DETROIT (AP) — A tax credit of up to $7,500 could be used to defray the cost of an electric vehicle under the Inflation Reduction Act now moving toward final approval in Congress.

  • Billions pour into bioplastics as markets begin ramping up

    CLEVELAND (AP) — In a world increasingly troubled by the persistent harm that plastic — manufactured in petrochemical plants — has had on the environment, companies are investing billions of dollars to ramp up production of plastics made from natural, renewable materials that can be safely composted or can biodegrade under the right conditions.

  • Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian rocket on Tuesday successfully launched an Iranian satellite into orbit.

  • Global stocks up after US job gain paves way for rate hike

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Tuesday amid a global fall in technology shares, including Japan’s SoftBank, which has reported hefty losses caused by the market downturn.