Trump's latest US corporate Twitter target: General Motors

DETROIT (AP) — In another tweet targeting a U.S. company, President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to slap a tax on General Motors for importing compact cars to the U.S. from Mexico.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Bundy friends, family protest federal monument decision

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Supporters of cattleman and anti-federal government figure Cliven Bundy are protesting a presidential decision to give national monument protection to public land where Bundy grazes cows near his southern Nevada ranch.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

House GOP votes to gut independent ethics office

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allegations of misconduct by lawmakers after several bribery and corruption scandals sent members to prison.

  • Written by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Diet Res-Illusions: Tips from the pros on how to lose weight

We make 'em, we break 'em. New Year's diet resolutions fall like needles on Christmas trees as January goes on. Genes can work against us. Metabolism, too. But a food behavior researcher has tested a bunch of little ways to tip the scale toward success.

  • Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer