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WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — Southern California was slammed with the second day of a heat wave Thursday that raised the risk of wildfires and left many schoolchildren to sweat it out in aging classrooms.
BRUSSELS (AP) — France warned Britain at the start of a European Union summit on Thursday that it would face a tough, unyielding opponent if it sought too many concessions during its negotiations to leave the 28-nation EU.
U.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday, on course to give up some of their gains from a day before. Trading was mostly listless as investors waded through another round of company earnings news. Telecom sector stocks declined the most, while health care and financial companies eked out small gains.