Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 8:25am
U.S. stocks are falling Friday morning as investors again look for safer places to put their money. Business technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprises is falling after it announced weak sales. Bond prices are dropping and yields rising. That's sending interest rates lower, which hurts banks. Industrial companies are also down, while high-dividend stocks are rising.
Democrats have tapped former Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, highlighting the Kentucky Democrat's efforts to expand health care coverage under the law Republicans are determined to repeal and replace.
Latvia's main airport denies having demanded an Arab diplomat to remove her hijab headscarf during a security check after a local newspaper reported her country had handed in a note to the Latvian Foreign Ministry complaining of unacceptable treatment.
Blake Nicholson and James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 7:27am
Oil could be flowing through the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline in less than two weeks, according to court documents filed by the developer just before police and soldiers started clearing a protest camp in North Dakota where pipeline opponents had gathered for the better part of a year.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 6:35am
J.C. Penney said Friday that it will be closing anywhere from 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping.
Erika Kinetz, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 5:50am
Accepting a valuable trademark from the Chinese government without asking Congress first is unconstitutional, a group of 13 prominent Democratic senators said in a letter to President Donald Trump Thursday, warning that they intend to hold him accountable to his oath to uphold the U.S. Constitution.