• Carrier deal touted by Trump unusual for Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state of Indiana as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs.

  • Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

    SEATTLE (AP) — Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States’ second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle’s waste.

  • Trump son-in-law’s ties to Israel raise questions of bias

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House’s Mideast peace efforts.

  • Debate renewed over economic benefits of Keystone pipeline

    DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling his administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline a new era for American energy policy.

  • Apple: Software flaws in latest WikiLeaks docs are all fixed

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple said purported hacking vulnerabilities disclosed by WikiLeaks this week have all been fixed in recent iPhones and Mac computers.

  • More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google’s ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos.

  • Trump and Mnuchin say focus will turn to tax reform

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that the effort to overhaul the nation’s health care system has collapsed, the Trump administration is turning its attention to tax reform.

  • Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.

  • US stocks mostly higher ahead of uncertain health care vote

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans canceled a vote on their health care bill because it became clear the bill would fail. Hospital stocks soared in response, while companies that stand to benefit from other Trump proposals faltered.

  • Advocates seek better awareness of Safe Haven baby laws

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — After the discovery this week of an infant’s body in a Connecticut reservoir, some lawmakers and advocates are questioning whether enough is being done to publicize a law that allows parents to drop off newborns at a hospital — no questions asked.