Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:25pm
Colombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks to begin next month, President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:25pm
Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player — one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:21pm
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she expects the Fed to raise its benchmark interest rate several times a year through 2019, as it moves closer toward to its economic goals of maximum employment and stable inflation.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:21pm
Offering reassurances, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday the new administration won't "pull the rug out" from those covered by "Obamacare." Democrats were unimpressed, noting a lack of specifics.
Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 3:14pm
Sarah Feinberg was on the job as the nation's chief railroad regulator for just three weeks when a packed commuter train slammed into an SUV stopped on tracks north of New York City, killing six people.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 2:50pm
A federal judge said Wednesday he won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.
David Bauder, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 2:30pm
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source — even if their individual feeds bore little resemblance to each other's.