AP News Guide: Trump's business ties around the world

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump says his business is "great," and you'll have to trust him on that. One of the few things an outsider can know for sure is that it's a complex and opaque hodgepodge of an empire scattered around the globe.

  • Written by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

Arctic's year of crazy extremes as warming hits overdrive

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warming at the top of the world has gone into overdrive, happening twice as fast as the rest of the globe, and extending unnatural heating into fall and winter, according to a new federal report.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

Republican looks to overhaul Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Republican lawmaker wants to overhaul Social Security, the decades-old program that provides benefits to some 60 million retirees and disabled, with a plan to gradually increase the retirement age and slow the growth of benefits for higher-income workers.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press