Global finance officials promise to shore up sagging growth

SHANGHAI (AP) — Finance officials of the world's biggest economies promised Saturday to use "all tools" to shore up sagging global growth and to avoid devaluing their currencies to boost exports, but made no pledges of joint action.

  • Written by JOE McDONALD, Associated Press, PAUL TRAYNOR, Associated Press

Nuke chief: running out of time to begin updating nukes

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — In describing how little room the Pentagon has to extend the life of its decades-old nuclear forces, the top U.S. nuclear war-fighting commander, Navy Adm. Cecil Haney, says "we're at the brick wall stage."

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

Fear and loathing over Trump among GOP in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fear and loathing is striking congressional Republicans faced with the distinct possibility of Donald Trump as their presidential nominee.

  • Written by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Suspect in Kansas shooting had been served protection order


HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — A convicted felon was ordered to stay away from a former girlfriend and obtained two firearms from another woman before killing three people and wounding 14 others during a shooting rampage that ended at a factory in central Kansas, investigators say.

  • Written by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press

CDC: Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States, including one who gave birth to a baby with a rare birth defect, health officials said Friday.

  • Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer