WASHINGTON  — The number of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains from President Barack Obama's health care plan might be eroding under President Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s decision to renew talks with China in the coming weeks sent financial markets soaring, as investors seized on the development as a sign that both sides could still find a way out of an economically damaging trade war.

In some ways, Walmart’s announcement this week that it will stop selling some guns and ammunition — and ask customers not to openly carry guns in its stores — is just another step in a years-long process of reevaluating its relationship with firearms.