The rare warning of disappointing results from Apple stoked investors' fears that the world's second-biggest economy is losing steam and that trade tensions between Washington and Beijing are making things worse. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 660 points.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
On his first day as acting defense secretary, Pat Shanahan is emphasizing that China should be the Pentagon's main focus.
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
China's factory activity shrank in December for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed Monday, intensifying pressure on Beijing to reverse an economic slowdown as it enters trade talks with the Trump administration.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Most Americans say it would be OK to use gene-editing technology to create babies protected against a variety of diseases — but a new poll shows they'd draw the line at changing DNA so children are born smarter, faster or…
In our news wrap Thursday, Wall Street plunged again amid slumping tech stocks, rising interest rates and fears of an impending government shutdown. The Dow Jones was down 464 points, the Nasdaq dropped 108 and the S&P 500 slid 39.
The Department of Justice has indicted two Chinese hackers for infiltrating U.S. companies and government agencies and stealing vast amounts of sensitive data to help Chinese companies compete with their American counterparts. John Demers, assistant attorney general for national security,…
By Michael Balsamo, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Justice Department is charging two Chinese citizens with carrying out an extensive hacking campaign to steal data from U.S. companies.
In our Wednesday news wrap, outgoing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan made his farewell speech in Washington, articulating concerns about what he called America’s “broken politics.” The Wisconsin Republican is retiring after 20 years on the Hill. Plus, Facebook…
In our Tuesday news wrap, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed Senate findings that Russia tried to influence U.S. elections via a sweeping disinformation campaign, calling them “baseless.” Also, after losing to Sen.-Elect Kyrsten Sinema in November, Republican…
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. military said that airstrikes over Somalia killed 62 members of the Islamist group al-Shabab and prevented a major terrorist attack. A U.S. air campaign across the horn of Africa has intensified under President…
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