A U.S. soldier grievously wounded in a suicide bombing two years ago in Afghanistan filed suit Wednesday against an American defense contractor that employed the bomber, saying it failed to supervise the man as he built an explosive vest on the job using the company's tools and parts.
Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedFeb 20th - 1:58pm
Mexico's privacy watchdog said Wednesday that the federal Attorney General's Office stonewalled it for more than a year as it tried to investigate the government's use of powerful Israeli spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.
John O'Connor, Associated Press | PostedFeb 20th - 1:47pm
New Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposed a budget Wednesday that relies partly on tax revenues from two industries that currently aren't even legal in the state, which is saddled with billions of dollars in pension obligations and other debts.
Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | PostedFeb 20th - 1:43pm
A Muslim civil rights group called for a congressional investigation Wednesday after its lawsuit revealed that the U.S. government has shared its terrorist watchlist with more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | PostedFeb 20th - 1:08pm
Federal Reserve policymakers last month noted greater threats to the U.S. economy, ranging from adverse effects of the government shutdown to rising trade tensions, and decided to emphasize that they would be "patient" in raising interest rates.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | PostedFeb 20th - 1:04pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that tariffs on autos imported from Europe are something "we certainly think about" as the White House reviews a Commerce Department report on whether imported vehicles and parts pose a threat to U.S. national security.
Joseph Pisani, Associated Press | PostedFeb 20th - 12:48pm
About twice a month, the "Today" show looks like a home-shopping program. TV personality Jill Martin comes out for a four-minute segment called Jill's Steals and Deals, hawking discounted coats, watches or electric toothbrushes. Then she steers the show's millions of viewers to its website to buy.