• Ramiro Ramirez pushes a shopping cart as he shops for food with his wife Tebie Gonzalez in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday, July 17, 2016, during the temporary opening of the long-closed border with Colombia. "This is money we had been saving for an emergency, and this is an emergency," Ramirez said. "It's scary to spend it, but we're finding less food each day and we need to prepare for what's coming." (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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    SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (AP) — Tebie Gonzalez and Ramiro Ramirez still have their sleek apartment, a fridge covered with souvenir magnets from vacations aboard, and closets full of name brand clothes. But they feel hunger drawing close.

  • This photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston. Weston is a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. Financial planners often suggest saving as if you’ll live to see your 100th birthday. But that means you’ll need a nest egg about 40 percent larger than what you’d need for a normal life expectancy. Don’t get overwhelmed and give up. Just get savvy about your individual situation. (Dylan Entelis/NerdWallet via AP)

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  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, file photo, a Wall Street street sign is framed by an American flag hanging on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets were higher Monday, July 18, 2016, after Wall Street gains and better Chinese economic data helped to defuse jitters over Turkey's failed coup. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

    Stock indexes drift higher in early trading on Wall Street

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday as investors stuck to a holding pattern as they awaited more corporate earnings and a European Central Bank policy meeting later in the week.

  • Billy Prater, 27, adjusts a Donald Trump sign on his fence in Beech Creek, W.Va., in Mingo County on April 28, 2016. Laid off from the mines, he had been out of work for more than a year. Now he works for the railroad, but the major customer is the collapsing coal industry so his work is unsteady. He was a registered Democrat from a family of diehard Democrats. But when he hung the Trump sign, his neighbors started calling and sending him messages, asking where he got it and how to get their own. "Everybody on this creek wants one," he said. "He's honest. He says thing that he probably shouldn't say. We respect that, because it means he's not buttering us up." (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)

    DIVIDED AMERICA: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid

    LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Kirk leans across the counter of the pawnshop where he works for $11 an hour. It’s less than half what he made in the mines, but the best he can do these days.

  • Billy Prater, 27, adjusts a Donald Trump sign on his fence in Beech Creek, W.Va., in Mingo County on April 28, 2016. Laid off from the mines, he had been out of work for more than a year. Now he works for the railroad, but the major customer is the collapsing coal industry so his work is unsteady. He was a registered Democrat from a family of diehard Democrats. But when he hung the Trump sign, his neighbors started calling and sending him messages, asking where he got it and how to get their own. "Everybody on this creek wants one," he said. "He's honest. He says thing that he probably shouldn't say. We respect that, because it means he's not buttering us up." (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)

    DIVIDED AMERICA: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid

    LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Kirk leans across the counter of the pawnshop where he works for $11 an hour. It’s less than half what he made in the mines, but the best he can do these days.

  • In this June 21, 2016, file photo, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scott candidly described being stopped by police and Capitol Hill cops because of the color of his skin. It's an experience all too familiar to many of his African-American colleagues in Congress. A day after Scott’s personal recounting on the Senate floor, several lawmakers said July 14, that they have had similar experiences. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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    ATLANTA (AP) — Some prominent Republicans are speaking out about race, expressing empathy for the challenges faced by black Americans, after a spate of racially tinged gun violence that saw two black men killed by police and retaliatory attacks by a black sniper that killed five Dallas police officers.

  • A man walks past an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, July 18, 2016. Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday after Wall Street ended the week up, a Turkish military coup failed and China reported better economic data. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Asian stocks mixed on Turkey coup attempt, better China data

    LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges on Monday as investors assessed the implications of the failed coup in Turkey.

  • Asian stocks mixed on Turkey coup attempt, better China data

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after Wall Street ended the week up, a Turkish military coup failed and China reported better economic data.