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Jury backs Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school head

Jury backs Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school head

RALEIGH, N.C.
Film on factory is first Netflix project endorsed by Obamas

Film on factory is first Netflix project endorsed by Obamas

NEW YORK — A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted Wednesday on Netflix as the streaming service's first project backed by Michelle and Barack Obama's new production company.
Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing 'strong economy'

Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing 'strong economy'

WASHINGTON — A day after considering cutting taxes to promote economic growth, President Donald Trump on Wednesday changed course and said he would abandon the idea because the nation already had "a strong economy.
Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10 aboard unhurt

Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10 aboard unhurt

OROVILLE, Calif. — All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, officials said.
Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

COPENHAGEN — Escalating an international spat , President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a "nasty" statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland as an absurdity.
Germany's Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit

Germany's Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides.

Spill revelation raises questions about North Dakota system

BISMARCK, N.D.
President Trump offers himself as 'the chosen one'

President Trump offers himself as 'the chosen one'

WASHINGTON — King of Israel? The second coming? The chosen one? President Donald Trump is known to have a healthy ego. But a string of comments Wednesday went to a higher level.
Fed officials widely divided on rates at July meeting

Fed officials widely divided on rates at July meeting

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials were widely divided at their meeting last month when they decided to cut rates for the first time in a decade, with some arguing for a bigger rate cut while others insisted the Fed should not cut rates at all.
99-year-old grabs spotlight at Argentine Tango championship

99-year-old grabs spotlight at Argentine Tango championship

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — At the age of 99, James McManus embraces his partner and grabs the spotlight when he glides across the floor with his elegant two-toned shoes at the World Tango Championship in Argentina's capital.