Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 3:11pm
After a quiet start, major U.S. stock indexes again set all-time highs Thursday as the market built on a surge the previous day. Banks continued to lead the way as bond yields jumped, and small-company stocks soared again.
Tom Davies, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 3:11pm
A local union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter stood his ground Thursday, maintaining the president-elect gave false hope to hundreds of workers by inflating the number of jobs being saved at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis.
NBC's live presentation of the musical "Hairspray" reached 9 million viewers, making it the least-watched of the four musicals it has aired, starting when the 2013 presentation of "The Sound of Music" created a sensation.
Andrew Taylor and Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 2:32pm
The House on Thursday cleared bills to keep the government running through April and authorize hundreds of water projects, but a Senate fight over benefits for retired coal miners threatened to lead to a government shutdown this weekend.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:53pm
A company with a history of oil field-related spills in North Dakota and Montana is being hampered by winter weather in its cleanup of a "significant" pipeline break that leaked crude oil into a tributary of the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota, a regulator said Thursday.
A coroner's inquest to shed more light into the police killing of a Mexican shot numerous times last year by three officers in the Washington state city of Pasco has been scheduled to start on Monday, officials said.
Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:24pm
A leader of Italy's populist 5-Star Movement is pressing for a vote on whether the country should keep the euro as its official currency, a pitch for support as the party eyes national power for the first time.
Derek Gatopoulos and Elena Becatoros, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:21pm
As thousands of Greeks protested against government spending cuts during a general strike that crippled the country Thursday, struggling Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced one-off measures to ease the burden on pensioners and island residents.