US employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate hits 3.9 pct.


WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace in the first half of this year.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

Hemingway story from 1956 published for first time

NEW YORK (AP) — The themes and trappings are familiar for an Ernest Hemingway narrative: Paris, wartime, talk of books and wine and the scars of battle.


  • Written by By HILLEL ITALIE , AP National Writer

Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates are intensifying efforts to make it easier for women to get abortions amid a new wave of state-level bans and restrictions expected to occur under a reconfigured U.S. Supreme Court.


  • Written by By DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer

US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed a "vast, government-wide effort" to protect American elections after Russian attempts to interfere in 2016, the White House said Thursday.


  • Written by ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press

Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has become the world's first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect from our gadgets.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL LIEDTKE , AP Technology Writer