• The Latest: NH Democrat to run for DNC chairmanship

    Mitt Romney talks with reporters after eating dinner with President-elect Donald Trump at Jean-Georges restaurant, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump and his administration (all times EST):

  • State auditor calls for second audit of insurance taxes

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s state auditor is calling for a new audit into whether health-insurance companies have been underpaying the premium taxes they owe.

  • Trump’s threat to end Cuba detente may rouse GOP opposition

    Passengers check in for JetBlue's inaugural flight from New York to Havana at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump’s threat Monday to “terminate” the U.S. detente with Cuba could trigger opposition from some Republican lawmakers and corporate leaders who favor continued engagement with Havana.

  • Chevy Bolt isn’t stylish, but GM is pushing its practicality

    In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, the Chevrolet Bolt EV debuts at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. What General Motors wants consumers to see in the Bolt is the electric car that will cater to their everyday needs: commuting, shopping, transporting children and gear, all on one charge of its battery. It's the first electric car to get more than 200 miles per charge and fit most buyers' budgets. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    DETROIT (AP) — The executive in charge of marketing the new electric Chevrolet Bolt keeps coming back to one word.

  • In Cuba, tourists find historic moment and limited options

    Tourists take selfies with an iconic image of Cuba's revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara in the background, at Revolution Square near the Ministry of Interior in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. Cuba's government declared nine days of national mourning after Cuban leader Fidel Castro died Friday and this normally vibrant city has been notably subdued. As Cuba prepares a massive commemoration for Castro, tens of thousands of high-season travelers have found themselves accidental witnesses to history and in the middle of a somber city that’s little like its usual exuberant self.  (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

    HAVANA (AP) — They came for salsa music and mojitos and ended up wandering through a city turned still and silent by nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro.

  • Decades of neglect underpins $1.65 billion prisons request

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Overseeing chronically overcrowded, rapidly deteriorating facilities, Oklahoma’s prison director is seeking to triple his department’s budget in hopes of reversing decades of deferred maintenance and neglect that has jeopardized a linchpin of public safety.

  • Sheriff on pipeline protests: ‘My job is to enforce the law’

    In this Oct. 26, 2016 file photo, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, front, listens to Brian Wesley Horinek, of Oklahoma, outside the New Camp on Pipeline Easement in North Dakota. Kirchmeier, who has led the police response to the Dakota Access oil pipeline, is a law enforcement lifer, a veteran of the North Dakota State Patrol and National Guard before being elected to his first term as Morton County sheriff. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File) /The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

    MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Don’t look for apologies from the North Dakota sheriff leading the response to the Dakota Access oil pipeline protests, especially for the recent — and, in some circles, controversial — action against demonstrators who he believes have become increasingly aggressive.

  • Some fear California’s tax on e-cigarettes may deter smokers

    In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, John Hartigan, proprietor of Vapeology LA, a store selling electronic cigarettes and related items, takes a puff of an electronic cigarette at his store in Los Angeles. As smoking declines nationwide, states are increasingly turning to taxing electronic cigarettes, a trend that concerns some public health experts who fear it could deter smokers from switching to the safer alternative. California became the seventh state to tax e-cigarettes after voters Nov. 8, 2016, overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Smoking has dropped to historic lows nationwide, dramatically decreasing revenue from tobacco taxes. In search of funds, a growing number of states are taxing electronic cigarettes — a trend that is sparking a fierce public health debate over whether it will deter smokers from switching to a safer alternative.

  • Cuba’s Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90

    In this March 1985 file photo, Cuba's leader Fidel Castro exhales cigar smoke during an interview at the presidential palace in Havana, Cuba. Castro has died at age 90. President Raul Castro said on state television that his older brother died late Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi, File)

    HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half-century of rule in Cuba, has died at age 90.