Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Sep 2nd - 12:01pm
U.S. stocks rebounded in early afternoon trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China. Oil prices continued to swing sharply.
Erica Werner and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted Sep 2nd - 11:32am
President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.
Tali Arbel, Associated Press | Posted Sep 2nd - 10:22am
News Corp, Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is returning to the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K.
The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, is accusing his company's critics of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers they claim to protect.
The University of Iowa's governing board is considering whether to hire a corporate executive with little higher education experience as school president, a power play that would outrage professors but please the state's Republican and business establishment.
New York's attorney general announced an agreement Wednesday that would end a lawsuit against Cooper Union and create an independent monitor into the financial management of the college known for its architecture, arts and engineering programs.
U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.
Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted Sep 2nd - 11:51am
A federal judge says he plans to push ahead with a challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans, even as the program is set to expire at the end of November.
Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm.
Outside the computer labs with 3-D printers are glass-plated whiteboards for students to try out new designs. In a science room are desks that can be raised to the height of lab tables, all by remote control. Pacific Crest Principal Chris Boyd said his favorite feature may be the light dimmers in each classroom — it's old technology, but you don't see it in many schools.