A federal appeals court has agreed to delay consideration of a lawsuit from Republican lawmakers over the Obama health care law. President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress plan to repeal and replace the law.
Greece's creditors in the 19-country eurozone have agreed to give the cash-strapped country some short-term debt relief even though they remain to be convinced that the Greek government has delivered on the promises it has made in return for the bailout money that prevented bankruptcy.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that government and industry must do their part to spur growth and ensure that prosperity is more equally distributed to counter a rising tide of insecurity and anxiety.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 11:43am
U.S. stocks are resuming their climb Monday, led by gains in energy companies and banks, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to another record high. Technology companies, which have weakened since the presidential election, recovered some of their recent losses. European stocks were mostly higher, but Italy's market slipped after Italian voters rejected constitutional changes and the country's premier said he would resign.
James MacPherson and Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:53am
Protesters who celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline vowed to remain camped on federal land as they wait to find out whether President-elect Donald Trump might seek to overturn a decision that delayed the $3.8 billion project.
David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:42am
The November election put Republicans in full control of a record number of state legislatures around the country, a level of power that gives the party an unprecedented opportunity: change the U.S. Constitution.