AP National News Calendar

The Associated Press

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of May 18-24. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST):

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: No events of note.

TUESDAY: No events of note.

WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve releases minutes from April interest-rate meeting.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for April, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for April, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases new home sales for April, 10 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, MAY 18

No events of note.

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MONDAY, MAY 19

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court issues orders.

WASHINGTON — National Geographic Bee, through May 21.

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican’s financial watchdog issues its annual report on efforts to bring the Holy See in line with international anti-money-laundering standards.

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TUESDAY, MAY 20

WASHINGTON — Expected release of State Department report on religious freedom.

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on U.S.-Mexico relations.

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on the United States’ renewed focus on Asia.

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on al-Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Home Depot Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 21

Secretary of State John Kerry visits Mexico, through May 22.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hosts the NFL champion Seattle Seahawks.

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Boko Haram.

WASHINGTON — House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on cyberthreats.

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

WASHINGTON — Senate Finance subcommittee hearing on Social Security.

WASHINGTON — Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on authorization for the use of military force after Iraq and Afghanistan.

WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the FBI.

TOKYO – Trade data for April.

Lowe’s Cos reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Tiffany & Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Target Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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THURSDAY, MAY 22

President Barack Obama attends political fundraisers in Chicago.

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on protecting religious freedom around the world.

Sears Holdings Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Best Buy Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Gap Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Hewlett-Packard Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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FRIDAY, MAY 23

BERLIN — Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe’s biggest economy.

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SATURDAY, MAY 24

No events of note.

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