Economy

Australia leader urges US to maintain global leadership role

Feb 24, 2018

Australia's prime minister is urging the United States to maintain its global leadership role and spoke out against a growing sentiment of isolation in America and elsewhere while highlighting the importance of international partnerships and alliances.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history

Feb 24, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: The reality behind Trump's claims that he is outperforming predecessor, if not all of history

AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy

Feb 24, 2018

Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel better about the economy

AP FACT CHECK: Toughest ever sanctions on NKorea? Not likely

Feb 23, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump administration overstates the severity of new sanctions on North Korea

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a choppy week slightly higher

Feb 23, 2018

Stocks are ending the week slightly higher after a two-day rally wiped out losses from earlier in the week.

US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

Feb 23, 2018

The Trump administration is slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation

The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts

Feb 23, 2018

President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country

Feb 23, 2018

Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel better about the economy

Official: U.S. sanctions 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses in bid to turn up pressure on North Korea

Feb 23, 2018

Official: U.S. sanctions 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses in bid to turn up pressure on North Korea

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

Feb 22, 2018

Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration