Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions
The gun industry is gathering in Las Vegas for its annual trade show amid slumping sales and an uncertain political landscape.
Davos chief welcomes views of Trump, Greta Thunberg at forum
The head of the World Economic Forum is happy that both U.S. President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta Thunberg will attend the group's annual meeting in the Swiss resort of Davos.
Libya players agree to respect arms embargo, push cease-fire
Germany is bringing together the key players in Libya’s long-running civil war.
Groups push for 'Medicare for All' support as primaries near
With just weeks to go until the first contests of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign, several groups are organizing grassroots efforts aimed at convincing voters they should back candidates who fully support the “Medicare for All” legislation from which the phrase is derived.
Trump thanks farmers for backing him through China trade war
President Donald Trump is expected to discuss new U.S. trade agreements with its North American neighbors and with China during an appearance Sunday in Texas at a convention of American farmers.
US allows Chevron to keep drilling in Venezuela for 3 months
The Trump administration has granted Chevron a special license to keep drilling oil in Venezuela despite a ban on American companies doing business with President Nicolás Maduro's socialist government.
Tech, communications stocks push US indexes to more records
Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, building on the big gains from a day earlier that sent major indexes to their latest record highs.
Cyprus blasts 'pirate state' Turkey's new gas drilling bid
Cyprus is condemning Turkey as a “pirate state” for its renewed bid to drill for natural gas in waters where the ethnically split island nation has exclusive economic rights.
Minister: Germany needs China's Huawei to build 5G network
Germany's interior minister is suggesting that his country can't build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now.
Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly farming
Demonstrators in Berlin have called for more environment-friendly agricultural practices at a protest in Berlin, among them farmers with more than 150 tractors.
US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December
US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December, strongest showing in 13 years.
Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada
Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be considered crimes under Canadian law.
Official says Phoenix airport ride-hailing fee is illegal
The state attorney general says a new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from Phoenix airport is “very likely” unconstitutional.
Microsoft: 'carbon-negative' by 2030 even for supply chain
Microsoft says it will be 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing more carbon from the environment than it emits.
UK police use of facial recognition tests public's tolerance
Some soccer fans attending a recent match in Britain covered up their faces to protest the local police force's use of facial recognition cameras to monitor arriving crowds.
Expert: Georgia election server showed signs of tampering
A computer security expert says an election server central to a bitter legal battle over the security of Georgia's election administration showed signs of tampering.
Fiat Chrysler in talks with Foxconn to develop electric cars
Fiat Chrysler is in talks with the Chinese company Foxconn to develop and manufacture battery electric vehicles.
Young activists bid to join climate case at top German court
Nine young climate activists are seeking to join a lawsuit before Germany's top court that aims to force the government to do more to combat global warming.
St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt
Thousands of St. Louis-area families have been freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that's increasingly popular among churches and other groups — eliminating medical debt.
Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway
Authorities say a plane has slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport due to icy conditions as a sprawling winter storm hits large sections of the Midwest and beyond.