Officials in Las Vegas are reporting another monthly increase in the number of people using McCarran International Airport in June, and say passenger traffic is up 5.6 percent for the first six months of 2016.
Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 9:07am
The International Monetary Fund was unprepared for the debt crisis that hit Europe and was slow to push for debt relief that might have made it easier for Greece to pay its bills, an IMF watchdog says.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 9:01am
Consumers could no longer receive multiple calls per day from debt collectors and would have more ability to dispute their bills under proposals released Thursday to overhaul the multibillion-dollar debt collection industry.
An Egyptian court has convicted the country's former top anti-corruption official of "spreading false news," sentencing him to a year in prison and a fine of 20,000 Egyptian pounds ($2,250) which, if paid along with an additional 10,000 pounds, will allow him to avoid incarceration.
French energy company EDF is due to decide Thursday whether to go ahead with a major nuclear power plant project in southwest England that some consider too costly, including one board member who announced his resignation.
British Prime Minister Theresa May says any future deal on cooperation between her country and the European Union has to take into account "a clear message" from the Brexit vote over immigration control.
Kim Chandler, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 7:20am
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley once said state lotteries were as outdated as leisure suits, but in throwing his support to a state lottery this week he said it was the only revenue option left in the closet.
Pollutants that have been linked to health problems including cancer and childhood developmental issues have been found in public drinking water supplies for two Michigan communities, according to local and federal records.