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North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South4/25/2017 8:03:41 AMSEOUL - North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's nuclear and missile programs.Government costs could rise $2.3 billion without Obamacare payments: study4/25/2017 7:08:57 AMWASHINGTON - The U.S. government's costs could increase by $2.3 billion in 2018 if Congress and President Donald Trump decide not to fund Obamacare-related payments to health insurers, according to a study released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 20004/25/2017 4:51:23 AMLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas carried out back-to-back executions on Monday night, administering lethal injections to two men convicted of rape and murder to become the first U.S. state to put more than one inmate to death on the same day in 17 years.Trump tax push raises questions about scope of his 'reform'4/24/2017 8:31:46 PMWASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's zeal to unveil a tax plan before his 100th day in office is raising questions about just how thorough his "tax reform" plans will be, amid signals that his focus for now is on slashing tax rates.Not an inside job: How two analysts became SEC whistleblowers4/25/2017 5:05:30 AMWASHINGTON - Four years ago, two analysts who liked to swap notes on numbers they thought looked odd took a fateful step and tipped off U.S. regulators about a company that one of them had watched for months.Waymo testing self-driving car ride service in Arizona4/25/2017 7:12:21 AMSAN FRANCISCO - Alphabet Inc's Waymo autonomous vehicle group will begin testing a self-driving car program for hundreds of families in Phoenix, Arizona and is buying 500 Chrysler minivans to do so, the companies said on Tuesday.Hollande urges French to reject Le Pen in presidential run-off vote4/25/2017 1:29:12 AMPARIS - France's outgoing president, Francois Hollande, on Monday urged people to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in a vote to choose his successor next month and reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose place in the run-off represented a "risk" for France.Iraqi forces using siege and stealth to evict Islamic State from Mosul4/25/2017 6:54:56 AMMOSUL, Iraq, - Iraqi forces are using siege and stealth tactics to drive Islamic State militants out of Mosul's Old City, an Iraqi general said, as his forces sought to minimize casualties among hundreds of thousands of people trapped in the cramped, historic neighborhood.East Coast refiners eye Texas oil as North Dakota alternative4/25/2017 5:13:17 AMNEW YORK - U.S. East Coast refiners are looking to buy increasing volumes of domestic crude oil from the Gulf Coast, two sources said, the latest twist in a trade flow upheaval in the wake of the opening of the Dakota Access pipeline.Obama makes no mention of Trump in first major post-presidential appearance4/25/2017 12:56:36 AMCHICAGO - Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention on Monday of his successor, Donald Trump, but urged young people to get more involved in their communities at a time of stark political divides.