White House: Mideast peace may not be 2-state solution

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House, the Trump administration has suggested that peace between the Israelis and Palestinians may not come in the form of a two-state solution — a position that could represent a dramatic shift from 20 years of U.S. policy.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and VIVIAN SALAMA , Associated Press

Top human rights official urges Turkey to 'change course'

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Europe's top human rights institution on Wednesday urged Turkey's leaders to "urgently change course" and reverse violations of media freedoms and the rule of law, voicing alarm over democracy in the country.

  • Written by SUZAN FRASER , Associated Press

US factory output rose in January for 2nd straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers cranked out more steel, machinery and electronics last month as factories appear to be rebounding after two years of stagnation.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer