"I am sorry": Zuckerberg faces congressional inquisition

WASHINGTON (AP) — After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public — and possibly pivotal for the massive social networking company he created.

  • Written by By MARY CLARE JALONICK and BARBARA ORTUTAY , Associated Press

Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?


Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is Facebook really changing its relationship with users, or just tinkering around the edges of a deeper problem — its insatiable appetite for the data it uses to sell ads?

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  • Written by By MATT O'BRIEN and RYAN NAKASHIMA , AP Technology Writers

Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2020


WASHINGTON (AP) — The combined effect of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill is sending the federal deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

China files trade complaint against US over steel tariffs


GENEVA (AP) — China has filed a World Trade Organization complaint challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum, the trade body said Tuesday.