Angela Charlton and Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 4:10am
EU leaders met Wednesday without Britain for the first time to rethink their shaken union, make it more relevant to citizens and keep it from disintegrating after Britain's unprecedented vote to leave — but conflicting visions of Europe's future are complicating the high-stakes summit.
A top official in the United Arab Emirates has issued an order for the merging of two of the Gulf nation's most prominent government wealth funds, streamlining the country's investment strategy as it weathers a slump in oil prices.
David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 1:20am
Three crew members were missing and one was hurt after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 8:00pm
Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats were pushing competing plans to ensure schools stay open and government operations continue, though there were signs late Tuesday that the two sides could reach a deal on stopgap spending as Illinois approaches a second year without a full state budget.