Reubin Askew, the former governor of Florida who served as U.S. trade representative under President Jimmy Carter before making an unsuccessful run for the White House during the 1980s, has died. He was 85.
As the U.S. House resisted renewal of an anti-domestic violence law, a top priority for women’s groups, Republican leaders turned to Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers to gather the votes to help Democrats pass it.
American Airlines Group Inc. will drop daily nonstop service between Washington’s Reagan National Airport and 17 cities, enabling the sale of flying rights for regulatory approval of its US Airways Group Inc. merger.
A private seller from Pensacola, Florida, is offering to trade an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle for a jet ski or a riding lawn mower. Another in Huntsville, Alabama, will barter ammunition and magazines for an iPad Mini.