US cites abortion provision in cutting off UN agency funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is cutting off U.S. funding to the United Nations agency for reproductive health under an abortion-related provision in a law that Democratic and Republican administrations have used as a cudgel in the global culture wars.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Stocks slip again following weak business investment report

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower again Tuesday morning after the Commerce Department said a measurement of business investment fell in February. Banks and energy companies are taking some of the biggest losses. Stocks fell the previous day after weak car sales raised some worries about spending on other types of purchases.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer

AP names US news chief Carovillano its new managing editor

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press named its head of U.S. news to the new position of managing editor on Tuesday, appointing Brian Carovillano to take the No. 2 position in the newsroom of the global news cooperative.