LAS VEGAS (AP) — The head of the U.S. National Security Agency isn’t expected to budge from the position that his mission is to stop terrorists and that his agency’s surveillance program is critical when he addresses a
WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows U.S. businesses created a healthy 200,000 jobs this month.
The payroll company ADP says companies hired in July at the fastest pace since December. And it revised up its estimate of
The government says the U.S. economy grew at a much faster pace last year than previously estimated.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s electoral commission says it approves the creation of a coalition that will bring together three political parties expected to present a strong challenge to President Goodluck Jonathan and his party in 2015 elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth accelerated in the April-June quarter to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.7 percent, as businesses spent more and the federal government cut less.
The Commerce Department says growth improved from a
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is ready for a showdown on President Barack Obama’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives in a battle that carries echoes of this year’s gun control fight.
BEIJING (AP) — Huang Dongliang says his uncle was being ignored by his low-paid cancer physician at a Chinese government hospital. So the family gave the doctor a “hongbao,” the traditional red envelope used for gifts, with 3,000
Denzel Washington is returning to Broadway — but he won’t be singing.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s 85-year-old king is set to leave the hospital where he has lived since being admitted for lung inflammation four years ago and return to his seaside palace, officials said Wednesday.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej and
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Greece has made “exceptional” progress in stabilizing its economy and remains on course to end its recession next year, despite missing targets for privatization and axing state jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second, deeper round of automatic federal budget cuts is on its way, and it’s going to hit the Pentagon hard.
Already reeling from a $34 billion budget blow this year due to deficit-driven spending
LONDON (AP) — A British judge has ruled in favor of the singer Rihanna, who sued retailer Topshop for selling a T-shirt bearing her image without permission.
High Court Justice Colin Birss says buyers were likely deceived by
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are mixed in very light trading with most investors in a holding pattern ahead of a statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 10 points to 15,483.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont should do more to prevent workplace injuries and curb the cost to the state, according to a new audit… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — The decision by Comcast Corp., the country’s largest cable company, to buy General Electric out of the NBCUniversal business looks like a smart one, as the media conglomerate posted strong results for the second