US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in Q4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the fourth quarter than earlier estimates, as consumers powered economic momentum heading into 2017.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer

Trump University lawsuits face final hurdle to settlement

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump faces one last hurdle to ending nearly seven years of lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University when a judge decides Thursday whether to approve a $25 million settlement with former customers.

  • Written by ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Agreement to end 'bathroom bill' but are there enough votes?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper say they have an agreement to end the state's "bathroom bill" that they hope will drive away negative national attention and remove obstacles to expanding businesses and attracting sporting events.

  • Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON , Associated Press

FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk.

  • Written by LINDA A. JOHNSON , AP Medical Writer

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different.

 

  • Written by ALAN FRAM and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press