South Korean opposition struggles for clear impeachment plan

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye's conditional resignation offer appears to be causing cracks in what previously had been a strong push for her impeachment, with opponents now struggling to set a date for a vote to strip her of power.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

Groups document more than 860 hate incidents since elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights groups say President-elect Donald Trump should forcefully and publicly denounce racism and bigotry. They are pointing to more than 860 bias-related incidents recorded in the 10 days following his Nov. 8 victory.

  • Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Sens. Sanders, Warren call research bill gift to drug firms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the Senate's most liberal lawmakers are assailing a $6.3 billion medical research bill as a gift to drug companies, even as Republican leaders prepare to try pushing the measure through the lame-duck Congress.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Stocks turn slightly higher, helped by health care companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were moving slightly higher in midday trading Tuesday, as health-care companies rallied on the results of UnitedHealth Group, outweighing declines in energy companies.

  • Written by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer