Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign on Tuesday, signing an order in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY and SCOTT BAUER , Associated Press

Sharp losses for health care stocks, banks pull indexes down

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as weak first-quarter reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs frustrate investors who hope that company earnings are on the rise. Health care companies are down the most, followed by banks. After the British government called for a surprise early election next month, European stock indexes are tumbling and government bond prices are rising.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer

High court sides with Goodyear in personal injury dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over a $2.7 million penalty the company was ordered to pay an Arizona family to reimburse their legal fees in a personal injury case.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS