- Divided Republicans await clarity from Trump on key issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flailing and divided, congressional Republicans are hoping for clarity from President Donald Trump on key issues like health care when he delivers his first speech to a joint meeting of Congress. It comes as Republicans are discovering, a month into Trump's administration, how difficult it will be to make good on their many promises now that they control Washington in full.
- Gene therapy to fight a blood cancer succeeds in major study
An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient's own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than one-third of very sick lymphoma patients showing no sign of disease six months after a single treatment, its maker said Tuesday.
- Tim Tebow hits 9 homers in batting practice at Mets workout
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his first workout with the New York Mets.
- What's next for Samsung as executives face criminal charges?
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Five Samsung executives, including the company's 48-year-old billionaire heir, will stand trial in the coming months on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a massive scandal that toppled South Korea's president.
- Trump ordering review of Obama rule protecting small streams
WASHINGTON (AP) â President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution.
- Global markets drift ahead of Trump speech to Congress
HONG KONG (AP) â Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday as investors awaited a speech by President Donald Trump to both houses of Congress that could have a major bearing on the outlook for all types of financial assets in the near-term.
- French candidates canvass for votes from despairing farmers
PARIS (AP) — French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is stroking cows and promising new, improved subsidies to farmers who fear their livelihood is on its last legs after years of crisis.
- Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that he has dealt with so far.
- Pakistan deploys extra police ahead of key regional summit
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan deployed extra police forces and paramilitary units on Tuesday in the country's capital to boost security ahead of a regional summit on economic cooperation, officials said.
- Target rattles Wall Street with weak quarter, outlook
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target reported a 43 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit and weak store sales overshadowed an improving online performance. Its outlook for the first quarter and all of 2017 were far below what industry analysts had been expecting.
- EU court rejects bid to nix tariffs on Chinese solar panels
BRUSSELS (AP) — A European Union court on Tuesday dismissed a bid by 26 companies to annul anti-dumping tariffs imposed by the bloc on Chinese solar panels more than three years ago.
- South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung's de facto chief
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors indicted Samsung's de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye.
- Fake fashion fuels vast illicit profits, sea of human misery
LONDON (AP) — In a warehouse at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport, a border officer pulls open a cardboard box he suspects contains contraband goods. Bingo — his instincts are rewarded.
- Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access oil pipeline work
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil.
- Saudi Aramco inks $7 billion deal for Malaysian oil venture
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Oil giant Saudi Aramco signed a $7 billion deal Tuesday to take a 50 percent stake in a mega Malaysian oil refinery project, in a pact expected to help Saudi Arabia increase trade in Southeast Asia.