Liberal outrage as Dems ignore 'dreamers' in budget deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of another shutdown deadline, immigration activists joined liberal leaders Wednesday in threatening political retribution against congressional Democrats who ignore young immigrants in a massive spending deal.

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  • Written by By STEVE PEOPLES and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

AP count: Nearly 11.8M enroll for Obama health law in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the political equivalent of a death-defying escape: former President Barack Obama's health care law pulled in nearly 11.8 million customers for 2018, despite the Republican campaign to erase it from the books.

  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and KEVIN S. VINEYS , Associated Press

Why investors' fear of high inflation is probably overblown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The past week's stomach-churning stock market losses were ignited by a sudden and contagious fear of surging inflation and higher interest rates. Many investors worried that inflation would send borrowing rates up and sap corporate profits, stock prices and the U.S. economy.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

Trump flirts with flashy military parade long eschewed by US

WASHINGTON (AP) — For generations, as America's authoritarian rivals strutted their tanks, troops and jets through main thoroughfares in dramatic displays of strength, the United States watched from afar, but did not emulate.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press