News Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85: media reports 2018-05-23T00:16:55.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said. Black candidate makes history as women advance in U.S. midterms 2018-05-22T23:39:14.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States. African-American Abrams leads charge as women advance in U.S. midterms 2018-05-22T22:16:10.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Democratic voters in Georgia nominated a candidate on Tuesday who could make history as the first African-American female governor in the United States. Trump casts doubt on planned summit with North Korean leader 2018-05-22T22:06:29.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday there was a "substantial chance" his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons. Small banks trump Wall Street on Dodd-Frank rewrite 2018-05-22T22:03:05.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs Group Inc , Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co , will not be breaking out the champagne. Seeking history, women advance in U.S. midterm elections 2018-05-22T21:51:51.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Democratic voters in Georgia nominated a candidate on Tuesday who could make history as the first African-American female governor in the United States. Trump floats management changes instead of sanctions for China's ZTE 2018-05-22T21:10:26.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday floated a plan to fine ZTE Corp and shake up its management as his administration considered rolling back more severe penalties that have crippled the Chinese telecommunications company. Ocean, jungle explosions new risks from Hawaii eruption 2018-05-22T20:48:16.000000000-04:00 HONOLULU (Reuters) - Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano is exploding as it pours into the ocean, shooting rock fragments that are a danger to boaters. Inland, where molten rock is burning through jungle, methane explosions are hurling boulders while toxic gas is reaching some of the high... U.S. court backs transgender student at center of bathroom dispute 2018-05-22T20:24:04.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that federal law protects a transgender student who fought all the way to the Supreme Court for the right to use a bathroom at a high school in Virginia that corresponded with his gender identity. Venezuela expels U.S. envoys in response to sanctions 2018-05-22T20:19:54.000000000-04:00 CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of two top U.S. diplomats in Caracas in retaliation for a new round of sanctions over Venezuela's widely-condemned election, accusing them of a 'conspiracy' that was denied by the State Department.