Candidates avoid Medicare, Social Security finance woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's framework for economic security and health care in retirement is financially unsustainable, but you wouldn't know it from listening to the presidential candidates.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Timeline: The road to the U.K.'s European Union referendum


LONDON (AP) — The British are taking part in a referendum that will decide whether Britain remains part of the European Union or leaves the 28-nation bloc. Here is a timeline of the events that led up to the referendum:


Obama administration decries judge's fracking ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using "21st-century standards" to ensure that oil and gas operations are conducted safely on public lands.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press