SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as the price of oil extended losses following a 6-percent plunge that was sparked by data showing a manufacturing slowdown in the world's two largest economies.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republicans caucused Monday night in what looked to be a three-way battle among Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in an intense fight for the GOP's identity and soul.
(Reuters) - Costs related to the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan, could pressure the state's finances and derail recent efforts to build budget reserves, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said on Monday. "At the state level, political costs for Michigan have been greater than financial costs at this point. Financially strapped Flint was under the control of a state-appointed emergency manager when it switched its source for tap water to the nearby Flint River in April 2014 from Detroit's water system to save money.
NEVADA, Iowa (AP) — At hundreds of fire stations, high school gyms, church basements, American Legion halls and even a few private homes, Iowans gathered Monday night for the state's famed caucuses — the first step toward picking a new U.S. president.
DENVER (AP) — More than one person, including a Colorado Department of Corrections officer, opened fire during a weekend brawl among members of motorcycle clubs that left one dead and seven others injured, but police officials said Monday they still don't know who fired the fatal shot.