Female lawmakers allege harassment by colleagues in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, Republican Rep. Mary Bono endured increasingly suggestive comments from a fellow lawmaker in the House of Representatives. But when the congressman approached her on the House floor and told her he'd been thinking about her in the shower, she'd had enough.

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  • Written by By ERICA WERNER and JULIET LINDERMAN , Associated Press

Walmart shooting suspect could face multiple charges

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado sheet metal worker could face multiple charges, including attempted murder, in addition to first-degree murder charges related to the shooting deaths of three people inside a Walmart, a prosecutor said Friday.


  • Written by By P. SOLOMON BANDA and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

Carmakers join forces in Europe to make electrics widespread

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A group of major automakers plans to open hundreds of fast-charging stations for electric cars in Europe in coming years and use a common plug technology in what they hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered vehicles.


  • Written by By DAVID McHUGH and GEIR MOULSON , Associated Press

Why tax plan might not put US firms' overseas cash to work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican tax bill is meant to send trillions in corporate profits overseas pouring back home and, in the process, give the U.S. economy a healthy boost.

  • Written by By PAUL WISEMAN , AP Economics Writer

Facing tumult at home, Trump sets out on lengthy Asia trip

HONOLULU (AP) — On his most grueling and consequential trip abroad, President Donald Trump stands ready to exhort Asian allies and rivals on the need to counter the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press