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Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

By Candice Choi | Jul 21
Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.

Democrats Wrestle with Election-Year Message on Health Care

By Alan Fram | Jul 21
Cheered on by a handful of activists, liberal House Democrats announced outside the Capitol that they were forming a caucus to push for "Medicare for All" - shorthand for government-financed health care.

Auto Industry Urges U.S. to Hit Brakes on Proposed Car Tariffs

Auto Industry Urges U.S. to Hit Brakes on Proposed Car Tariffs

By Paul Wiseman | Jul 21
The U.S. Commerce Department sought feedback on President Donald Trump's plans to consider taxing auto imports. It got an earful at an all-day hearing Thursday.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Offers Skewed View of Farm Trade

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Offers Skewed View of Farm Trade

By Calvin Woodward and Josh Boak | Jul 21
President Donald Trump is promoting a lopsided view of agricultural trade as he assails "bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries." Agriculture is actually a strong point for U.S. commerce.

Merkel: German Govt is Solid Despite Fight over Migration

Merkel: German Govt is Solid Despite Fight over Migration

By Geir Moulson | Jul 20
Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged Friday that a bitter fight over migrant policy hurt Germans' confidence in her government, but said she never thought of quitting and insisted that her administration is doing solid work.

Michelle Obama Joins Nationwide Voter Registration Effort

Michelle Obama Joins Nationwide Voter Registration Effort

By Darlene Superville | Jul 20
Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections.

U.S. Deporting Crime Victims While They Wait for Special Visa

U.S. Deporting Crime Victims While They Wait for Special Visa

By Alexandra Villarreal | Jul 20
For victims of crime on U.S. soil who are living here illegally, a special visa program encourages them to help solve their cases and catch criminals, and often provides their only clear path to citizenship.

EPA Proposal to Limit Science Studies Draws Opposition

EPA Proposal to Limit Science Studies Draws Opposition

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 20
Democratic lawmakers joined scores of scientists, health providers, environmental officials and activists Tuesday in denouncing an industry-backed proposal that could limit dramatically the scientific studies the Environmental Protection Agency considers.

State Governors Delve into Foreign Diplomacy on Trade War

State Governors Delve into Foreign Diplomacy on Trade War

By Morgan Lee | Jul 20
State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico.

Republicans Block Bid to Extend Election Security Grants

Republicans Block Bid to Extend Election Security Grants

By Matthew Daly | Jul 19
The GOP-controlled House on Thursday eliminated new funding for states to strengthen election security, drawing protests from Democrats who said Republicans are not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling.

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