Germany's national minimum wage is to rise by 4 percent in January, the first increase in the base pay level that was introduced at the insistence of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-left coalition partners.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 3:00am
To outsiders, the frenzy that has erupted here may not seem to match this week's acknowledgment by South Korean President Park Geun-hye that she got help, including the editing of some of her speeches, from a mysterious woman outside of the government.
Will Weissert and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 2:10am
Donald Trump is taking a break from campaigning Wednesday to formally open his new hotel in Washington, while dispatching his running mate to play political defense in Utah — which hasn't backed a Democrat for president in 52 years.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 2:00am
President Barack Obama is leaving the White House in a few months, but the troubles of his signature health care law continue to make headlines. With premiums rising by double digits and many consumers scrambling to replace coverage because their insurer bailed out, the 2017 sign-up season that starts Nov. 1 looks challenging.
Alanna Durkin Richer and Ben Finley, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:21am
The man authorities say killed a former co-worker and wounding three others at a rail car factory in Virginia was described by neighbors as a good friend and hard worker who showed no signs of violence.
Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:20am
Back in June, when Donald Trump slammed President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, the Democrat's campaign was quick to tweet back a chilly three-word response: "Delete your account ."
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 11:11pm
Activists who have been protesting the nearly 1,200-mile Dakota Access oil pipeline for months ratcheted up the pressure this week by moving onto private land owned by the pipeline developer. Here's a guide to the latest developments and key background about the protest:
Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 10:30pm
Shares fell broadly in Asia on Wednesday after a gloomy session on Wall Street, where shares of household names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst declines in years. Weaker oil prices also cast a pall.
Blake Nicholson and James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 10:02pm
The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline said Tuesday that the dozens of protesters who have camped on company-owned land since the weekend are trespassing and that "lawless behavior will not be tolerated."
Gerry Shih, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 9:33pm
A Chinese electronics maker that has recalled products sold in the U.S. said Tuesday it did all it could to prevent a massive cyberattack that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix.