Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A new plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species — including imperiled sage grouse — is a paradigm shift in strategy, federal officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 index was on track for an all-time high Tuesday as big U.S. companies began turning in solid results for the first quarter, despite predictions for the worst quarter of earnings growth in years.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. on Tuesday trumpeted strong quarterly growth in earnings and users while President Donald Trump tweeted criticism of the social media site for allegedly discriminating against him politically.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers returned to Parliament — and to Brexit wrangling — after an 11-day Easter break.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes increased 4.5% in March, the third straight monthly gain as the housing market appears to be cautiously recovering from a mortgage rate spike last year that caused homebuying to slump.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Oil prices have struck 2019 highs in the the wake of the U.S. move to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil, and analysts said Tuesday that oil could get still more expensive.
LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a three-day state visit to Britain as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II in June, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday — more than two years after Britain extended him an invitation for a pomp-filled ceremonial stay.
BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. panel overseeing compensation claims by countries and organizations affected by Iraq's 1990-1991 invasion of Kuwait says it has paid $240 million to the Gulf state's national oil company.
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing on Tuesday again lashed out at a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil, calling it a violation of China's interests that will intensify turmoil in the Middle East and international energy markets.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for JD.com founder Richard Liu said Monday that surveillance video showing the Chinese businessman in an elevator and walking arm-in-arm with a woman who has accused him of rape provides a different account of what happened that night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California legislators considered a plan Monday intended to encourage more banks to do business with marijuana companies that have been frozen out of thousands of financial institutions.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber and other ride-hailing services.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Are two chief executives better than one? With Game of Thrones' Jon Snow revealing his royal lineage to his lover — and aunt — and potential rival Daenerys Targaryen during Sunday's episode, their beleaguered army at Winterfell is about to find out.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed's board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh doubts.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil is raising concerns about global crude supply and sending oil prices to their highest levels since October.