AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames Schumer for bipartisan visa law


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming one Democrat for an immigration program that was backed by both parties and signed by a Republican president in 1990. The "Chuck Schumer beauty," as Trump called the program, was also George H.W. Bush's beauty.

  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

Postal Service eyes next-day Sunday delivery for holidays

WASHINGTON (AP) — As consumers demand ever-quicker and convenient package delivery, the U.S. Postal Service wants to boost its business this holiday season by offering what few e-commerce retailers can provide: cheap next-day service with packages delivered Sundays to your home.

  • Written by By HOPE YEN , Associated Press

Navy recommends sweeping changes after ship collisions


WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Navy leaders are recommending a sweeping list of changes in sailor training, crew requirements and safety procedures to address systemic problems across the Pacific fleet that led to two deadly ship collisions earlier this year that killed 17 sailors, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Written by By LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

AP Interview: Wong says China rise means trade trumps rights

HONG KONG (AP) — Young Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong warned Wednesday that China's rise means human rights are in increasingly greater danger of being overshadowed globally by business interests.


  • Written by By KELVIN CHAN and YI-LING LIU , Associated Press

Fed leaves key rate unchanged but hints at future hikes


WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new Federal Reserve leader about to be announced, the Fed is keeping its key interest rate unchanged. But it is hinting that it's preparing to resume raising rates as the economy shakes off the effects of recent hurricanes.

  • Written by By MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer