Trump disbands voter fraud commission amid fights, lawsuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials' refusal to cooperate.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and JOHN HANNA , Associated Press

Iceland requires companies to prove equal pay for women

A new law in Iceland is requiring all companies to prove that their wage practices don't discriminate against women, in what is thought to be a global first in the effort to reduce gender pay gaps.


In new rule, Trump tries to deliver a health care promise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to fulfill a campaign promise, the Trump administration moved Thursday to facilitate the interstate sale of health insurance policies that cost less but may not cover as much.

  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

12 killed, more than 260 injured in South Africa train crash

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A passenger train carrying people home after the holidays slammed into a truck in rural South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injuring more than 260 others, the government said.


Massive winter storm bringing snow, cold to huge swath of US

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A massive winter storm swept from the Carolinas to Maine on Thursday, dumping snow along the coast and bringing strong winds that will usher in possible record-breaking cold.

  • Written by By SUSAN HAIGH , Associated Press