Gretchen Ehlke, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 11:11am
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday promised $4.5 million for job creation, worker training and to help clean up blighted property on Milwaukee's north side where the recent fatal police shooting of a black man led to violent unrest.
Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:33am
A trial against Brazil's president turned into a yelling match and was temporarily suspended on Friday after the head of Senate declared "stupidity is endless" and sharply criticized a colleague who had questioned the body's moral authority.
Bernard Condon, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:30am
Stocks were mostly lower on Wall Street in early afternoon trading on Friday, giving up modest gains following a generally upbeat assessment of the economy from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Phone companies and utilities, widely considered safe-play stocks, led the list of declining stocks, while the health care and technology sectors rose. AT&T and Verizon each fell 1 percent.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:20am
A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across Canada and the United States with a 22-foot-tall totem pole on a flatbed truck in a symbolic journey meant to galvanize opposition to fossil fuel infrastructure projects they believe will imperil native lands.
Bree Fowler, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:00am
Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure players in their search for the elusive "pocket monsters."
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 10:00am
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the U.S. economy and inflation. But she stopped short of offering any timetable.
Brazil's Senate on Friday began the second day of deliberations in a trial to decide whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office. While the formal accusations against Rousseff are related to her management of the federal budget, the leadership fight involves much more. The Associated Press explains how we got to this point and how the trial is likely to play out.
A United Airlines ExpressJet flight from New Jersey to Toronto had to make an emergency landing in Rochester, New York, just hours after a previous flight carrying the same passengers had to return to the Newark airport.