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United States stocks rose on Tuesday morning, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index closed 3.9 percent lower.

U.S. Stocks Move Higher After China Moves to Support Economy

By NATHANIEL POPPER, NEIL GOUGH and CHRIS BUCKLEY

Shares recovered somewhat after three days of losses. An early rally, coming off news that China had cut interest rates, slowed in the afternoon.

The People's Bank of China, the country's central bank, in Beijing. The central bank cut its benchmark interest rate amid concerns of

China Cuts Interest Rates Amid Mounting Concerns Over Economy

By NEIL GOUGH and CHRIS BUCKLEY

The central bank has cut interest rates five times since November, and the move after another day of declines for Chinese stocks.

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Donald J. Trump has put in place a robust field operation in Iowa, but converting raucous crowds into votes in primaries and caucuses remains a challenge.

A tour boat near the shore of Lake Michigan in downtown Milwaukee. Waukesha, a suburb, wants to tap into the lake for drinking water.

Waukesha Plan for Lake Michigan Water Raises Worries

By MONICA DAVEY

The city wants to pipe water from the nearby lake to address a problem with its own water. But a 2008 compact prohibits that sort of thing.

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