Government policy

January 24, 2018 - 2:07 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Concerned about soaring health care costs, Idaho on Wednesday revealed a plan that will allow insurance companies to sell cheap policies that ditch key provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It's believed to be the first state to take formal steps without prior federal approval...
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January 24, 2018 - 1:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is revealing a plan that will allow health insurance companies to sell cheap policies that ditch key provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It's believed to be the first state to take such a step without prior federal approval. Idaho's top insurance official revealed...
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January 24, 2018 - 1:27 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Videos of Border Patrol officers removing a woman from a passenger bus in Florida are raising alarm over a routine exercise that experts call questionable and rights groups deemed problematic as enforcement of immigration laws expands. A college student who was aboard reported seeing...
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Emmanuel Macron, President of France, gestures during a special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 7:00 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has called for greater European and international cooperation to make internet companies pay taxes in countries where they earn profits. Macron said in a speech at...
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Emmanuel Macron, President of France, addresses a plenary session during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 12:26 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 6:25 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the European Union needs to reform itself this year to be able to compete with big powers like China and the United States. Macron said in a speech at the...
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Emmanuel Macron, President of France, addresses a plenary session during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 12:05 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 6:05 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says France will set up a 10 billion euro ($12.4 billion) fund to finance innovation and research. Macron said in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos,...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 11:11 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Israel's prime minister has urged the German chancellor to support altering the Iran nuclear deal. Benjamin Netanyahu and Angela Merkel met Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos,...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 10:55 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not expect to discuss Jerusalem's status as his nation's capital with U.S. President Donald Trump when they meet Thursday, as the issue has "already...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017, file photo, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said Tuesday that Sessions has been interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 24, 2018 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for hours in the special counsel's Russia investigation, the Justice Department said, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible interview with President Donald Trump about whether he took steps to obstruct an FBI probe into contacts...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 9:14 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 3:15 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says right-wing populism in Europe is a "poison" that is driven by unresolved problems. In Germany, the nationalist, anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party won...
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