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Nebraska moves all girls out of facility for troubled youth

Aug 19, 2019

Nebraska officials are moving 24 teenage girls out of a state-run facility for female juvenile offenders after learning that many were confined to buildings with fire hazards, holes in the wall and mold and water damage

Markets Right Now: Dow drops 800 after bonds flash warning

Aug 14, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points after the bond market flashed a warning sign about a possible recession for the first time since 2007.

Treasury yields invert, warning of possible recession

Aug 14, 2019

An economic alarm bell sounds in the U.S., sending warnings of a potential recession

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Aug 13, 2019

US delays tariffs on cellphones, other Chinese goods, drops others altogether; stocks rally

US budget deficit grows 27% through July

Aug 12, 2019

US budget deficit climbs 27% to $867 billion in first 10 months of fiscal year

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump counterpunch

Aug 3, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: The Democratic debates and Trump's counterpunches under scrutiny

Trump signs bipartisan budget and debt deal into law

Aug 2, 2019

The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan budget and debt deal

The Latest: Budget, debt deal clears Senate, heads to Trump

Aug 1, 2019

A bipartisan budget and debt deal has passed the Senate and is heading to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature

Hard-won budget, debt deal clears Senate, advances to Trump

Aug 1, 2019

The Senate has approved a hard-won, bipartisan budget and debt deal by a 67-28 vote

The Latest: Harris says Trump 'needs to be held accountable'

Aug 1, 2019

California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump "needs to be held accountable"