WACO, Texas | Brown, No. 3 Baylor roll to 96-58 win over Morehead State

WACO, Texas— Baylor can focus on the big names and long break now that most of the overmatched nonconference opponents are out of the way. Kalani Brown scored 21 points, Juicy Landrum added 14 and the Lady Bears prepped for No. 11 Stanford by rolling to a 96-58 victory over Morehead State on Wednesday. Third-ranked … Continue reading WACO, Texas | Brown, No. 3 Baylor roll to 96-58 win over Morehead State

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate debating measure to rebuke Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the congressional response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Senate has started debate on a resolution calling on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen. It’s a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate debating measure to rebuke Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON | After Khashoggi murder, Senate debates US role in Yemen

WASHINGTON— The Senate is debating a resolution calling on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Senate voted 60-39 on Wednesday to open debate on the resolution, signaling there is enough support … Continue reading WASHINGTON | After Khashoggi murder, Senate debates US role in Yemen

WASHINGTON | House passes farm bill, sending it to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON — The House has easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid. The legislation has already passed the Senate and is now headed to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The measure is the result of months of negotiations by lawmakers. It does … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House passes farm bill, sending it to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON | Trump comments upend US approach to Huawei, trade talks

WASHINGTON— The United States and China have taken pains this week to emphasize that their trade talks are entirely separate from the U.S. case against a top Chinese technology executive. But with a few words, President Donald Trump obliterated the distinction. Trump said Tuesday he’d wade into the case against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump comments upend US approach to Huawei, trade talks

NEW YORK | Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care

NEW YORK  — U.S. stocks couldn’t hang on to a big gain Wednesday, but they still finished broadly higher as technology and health care companies rose. That helped reverse some of the market’s big losses from the week before. Stocks initially rallied after the Wall Street Journal reported that China’s government could make changes to … Continue reading NEW YORK | Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday. The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month by the state Public Utilities Commission, the Mercury News … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones