Cuba's aging leaders to remain in power years longer

HAVANA (AP) — The former guerrilla fighters who founded Cuba's single-party government will hold power for years to come after a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress kept President Raul Castro and his hardline deputy in the top leadership positions.

  • Written by MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press

UnitedHealth to trim ACA exchanges to 'handful' of states

UnitedHealth, the nation's biggest health insurer, will cut its participation in public health insurance exchanges to only a handful of states next year after expanding to nearly three dozen for this year.

  • Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

Fidel Castro gives rare speech saying he will soon die

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro delivered a valedictory speech on Tuesday to the Communist Party he put in power a half-century ago, telling party members he would soon die and exhorting them to help his ideas survive.

  • Written by MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press

FBI: Using third-parties to break encryption not solution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring outside contractors to help the FBI break into locked iPhones isn't the only solution, a top FBI official told Congress Tuesday, saying there's no "one-size-fits-all" answer for law enforcement to recover encrypted communications.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press