Workers from a state-run water company are blocking traffic outside Greece's parliament as lawmakers prepare to vote on a proposal to move control of public utilities to a new asset fund created by international bailout creditors.
A star battalion chief at the Fire Department of New York was killed Tuesday morning when a house explosion rocked a Bronx neighborhood, jolting residents out of their beds, authorities and witnesses said.
U.S. stocks are higher Tuesday as solid quarterly results from cruise line operator Carnival give travel-related companies a boost. Technology companies are also gaining. Energy companies are falling as the price of oil returns Monday's gains. A survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high.
A fire has forced the closure of a key oil pipeline in Nigeria, Shell said Tuesday, amid ongoing challenges including militant attacks that are losing oil multinationals billions of dollars in what used to be Africa's biggest petroleum producer.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Sep 27th - 9:30am
Few states have been more aggressive in releasing inmates and diverting offenders than Michigan, where a decade ago, 1 out of every 200 people was in prison, and penal costs were beginning to crowd out basic government services.
Jeff Martin, Associated Press | Posted Sep 27th - 9:21am
Federal prosecutors say an Alabama man who imported a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute has been charged with intentionally defrauding and misleading consumers. They say the drug sold as Zhen Gong Fu fails to list a potentially dangerous ingredient on its label.