Trump's travel ban watered down by another court setback

HONOLULU (AP) — In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii further weakened the already-diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of U.S. family relationships that visitors from six Muslim-majority countries can use to get into the country.

  • Written by By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press

Cheaper gas, wireless plans keep US inflation in check

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lower costs for gas, airline tickets, new and used cars and wireless mobile phone plans kept U.S. consumer prices flat in June, evidence that inflation remains muted.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

Gilt, guns and flattery: Macron woos Trump as Europe's go-to

PARIS (AP) — With a military parade on the Champs-Elysees and a gilded tour of France's most storied monuments, French President Emmanuel Macron laid on the charm as he positioned himself as the indispensable intermediary between Europe and Donald Trump.