Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to revive health care talks, President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he had spoken to the Senate's Democratic leader to gauge whether the minority party was interested in helping pass "great" health legislation.


  • Written by By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

US Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm about a NAFTA pullout


WASHINGTON (AP) — America's biggest business group is warning the Trump administration that a withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a "political and economic debacle" that would cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs.

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  • Written by By PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer

Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticide

WASHINGTON (AP) — When researchers collected honey samples from around the world, they found that three-quarters of them had a common type of pesticide suspected of playing a role in the decline of bees. Even honey from the island paradise of Tahiti had the chemical.

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  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

AP-NORC Poll: Trump fares poorly in public's view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for President Donald Trump that included the threat of war with North Korea, stormy complaints about hurricane relief and Trump's equivocating about white supremacists. That's a 10-point drop since June, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Written by By JULIE PACE and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press