Poll: GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has called the House-passed health care bill a "great plan," but a new poll finds that 3 out of 4 people in the United States do not believe it fulfills most of his promises.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though Trump and aides were looking for "caveats in the language" related to the exit and had not made a final decision.

  • Written by JULIE PACE , Associated Press

NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft will aim straight for the sun next year and bear the name of the astrophysicist who predicted the existence of the solar wind nearly 60 years ago.

  • Written by MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer

US stocks slide further as banks and energy companies sink

 

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slipping for the second day in a row Wednesday as banks and small-company stocks continue to take steep losses. Energy companies are falling as the price of oil slides. That's canceling out gains for drug companies and household products makers.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer