Erica Werner and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted Sep 2nd - 10:30am
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.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Sep 2nd - 10:22am
U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in midday 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.
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.
A Nevada jury resumes deliberations today in the trial of a former Las Vegas firefighter accused of hiring a homeless ex-convict to bludgeon his estranged wife to death with a hammer nearly three years ago. A prosecutor said yesterday that testimony showed George Tiaffay (TEE'-uh-fay) manipulated Noel Stevens into killing Shauna Tiaffay in 2012. Stevens has already pleaded guilty. The defense says Stevens is responsible for the crime, and his word can't be trusted.
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.
Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France and Britain after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said Wednesday.