US issues 271 sanctions in response to Syrian chemical attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration issued sanctions Monday on 271 people linked to the Syrian agency responsible for producing non-conventional weapons, part of an ongoing U.S. crackdown on Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.

  • Written by VIVIAN SALAMA and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press

US home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties, a trend that many analysts say may not be sustainable.


  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer