Pentagon: 'Active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House threat that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.
GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republicans labored Tuesday to rescue a floundering health care bill that lacked enough GOP votes to even start debate, as the White House stepped up its efforts to win over recalcitrant senators whose resistance was threatening to sink one of the party's long-cherished goals.
Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the United States in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.
New cyberattack causes mass disruption globally
PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across the world, hitting companies and governments in Europe especially hard.
Google hit with record fine by EU, told to change its ways
BRUSSELS (AP) — After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) and raising the prospect of more.