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Wilson, 70, stands next to a sign at the Morgan County Fair in...

Trump's popularity is slipping in rural America: poll

Outside the Morgan County fair in McConnelsville, in a rural swath of Ohio that fervently backed U.S. President Donald Trump in last year's election, ticket seller John Wilson quietly counts off a handful of disappointments with the man he helped elect.

Trump surveys Hurricane Maria damage from Marine One helicopter flying over...

Puerto Rico benchmark bond drops to record low after Trump remark

Puerto Rico's benchmark general obligation bonds fell on Wednesday, hitting a record low, after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested late on Tuesday that the island's massive debt load will have to be wiped out because of devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Whirlpool staff member, Josh Caldwell works to train new team member...

Whirlpool's washer war is balancing act for Trump

In the middle of Whirlpool Corp's bustling washer factory in northern Ohio there is an empty patch of concrete floor - a reminder of a $60 million expansion plan the appliance maker says fell victim to unfair foreign competition.

Evette Bissett poses in the doorway of her home in Denver

For some elderly Americans, mortgage rules herald harder struggle

Lloyd Nicholas, 82, and his wife Gloria Hitchcock, 69, sat next to each other as they received counseling on a reverse mortgage, a loan that would allow them to cash out the equity in their home, pay off a mountain of bills and live comfortably as they age in the house they built 50 years ago.

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