White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Trump signs order rolling back environmental efforts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect the industry

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar.

  • Written by MATTHEW BROWN and MEAD GRUVER , Associated Press

Yellen: Banks play vital economic role in poor communities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says U.S. banks must do all they can to promote economic development in low-income areas where high unemployment has persisted despite the overall job market's significant gains.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer

Man arrested in connection with vandalism at Colorado mosque

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A 35-year-old man was being held Tuesday in connection with vandalism at a Colorado mosque, which left broken glass inside the building and led to an outpouring of support for Muslims in the hometown of Colorado State University. The suspect also left a Bible.