Education startups challenge traditional path to a career

WASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. 

Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble?

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump would get additional military funds, but no border wall dollars under a massive spending bill that Congress agreed to Sunday night. 

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

New Hamas program softens language, but some goals remain

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Islamic militant Hamas on Monday unveiled a new, seemingly more pragmatic political program that the group hopes will help it end years of international isolation.

  • Written by FARES AKRAM , Associated Press

Supreme Court says cities can sue banks under anti-bias law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities may sue banks under the federal anti-discrimination in housing law, but said those lawsuits must tie claims about predatory lending practices among minority customers directly to declines in property taxes.


  • Written by MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press