Trump's campaign spends $6 million with Trump companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is one of the wealthiest people to ever run for president, but his campaign appears to be flat broke. What's more, fundraising reports show he's used about $6 million in campaign money to pay his own companies and family members.

  • Written by JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press CHAD DAY, Associated Press

Slight easing of heat wave on California fire lines

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters worked to make gains against Southern California wildfires as an intense heat wave eased slightly Tuesday, but officials warned nearby communities to stay alert and obey any evacuation orders.

  • Written by JOHN ANTCZAK, Associated Press

Yellen says uncertainties justify cautious approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the U.S. economy faces a number of uncertainties that require the Fed to proceed cautiously in raising interest rates.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

White House clears small, commercial drones for takeoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Routine use of small drones by real estate agents, farmers, filmmakers and countless other commercial operators was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of a new technology.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

US-led coalition says only 1/3 of Fallujah cleared of IS

BAGHDAD (AP) — Only a third of Fallujah has been "cleared" of Islamic State militants, the U.S.-led coalition said Tuesday, days after the Iraqi government declared victory in the city west of Baghdad, which was held by the extremists for more than two years.

  • Written by SUSANNAH GEORGE, Associated Press