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.
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.
Mike Lee 5th GOP senator against starting health bill debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah's Mike Lee became the fifth Republican senator Tuesday to oppose even beginning debate on the GOP's foundering health care bill, tossing another hurdle in the path of party leaders who've hoped the Senate would approve the measure this week.
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.