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Correction: Election 2020-Native Americans story

Aug. 19, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about a forum on issues related to the Native American community, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Elizabeth Warren claimed Cherokee citizenship. She had claimed Native American ancestry. A corrected version of the story is below: Native American voters,...

Widow of migrant who took his own life sues US government

Aug. 19, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The widow of a Honduran man who died took his own life after being separated from his 3-year-old child has sued the U.S. government and the South Texas county that jailed him when he died. The Texas Civil Rights Project on Monday announced the lawsuit on behalf of the widow of Marco Antonio...

Technology companies drive a broad rally on Wall Street

Aug. 19, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

Tech companies pushed stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Monday afternoon, placing the market on track for its third straight gain. The surge in technology stocks followed a decision by the U.S. to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. As China's biggest...

No. 4 House Democrat issues call for impeachment inquiry

Aug. 19, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it's time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, third in line behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a 2020 candidate...

Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Aug. 19, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's acting president and CEO, said the organization's...

Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession

Aug. 19, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, Europe's industrial powerhouse and biggest economy, with companies like Volkswagen, Siemens and BASF, may be entering a recession, according to a gloomy report from the country's central bank Monday — a development that could have repercussions for the rest of the eurozone and...

The Latest: Trump speaks with India's Modi about Pakistan

Aug. 19, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the disputed Kashmir region (all times local): 12:40 a.m. President Donald Trump has spoken with India's prime minister about the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan amid growing tensions in the region. Pakistan said Monday that Indian...

Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amounts

Aug. 19, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis. After years of frequent list price hikes, many drugmakers are showing some restraint, according to the analysis of...

Michael Bennet banking on moderation in age of Trump

Aug. 19, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's Political Soapbox, railing against Bernie Sanders' health care plan — but politely. "I respect him because he tells the truth about what's in his plan, but I disagree that that's gonna get us...

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro

Aug. 19, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil's pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on climate change. Bolsonaro, a far-right climate skeptic,...