Barbara Ortutay, Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:38pm
Breaking more than four days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.
Mae Anderson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:30pm
The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, accept responsibility and take decisive action. Crisis-management experts say that until Wednesday, Facebook was 0-for-4.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:16pm
The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate and signaling confidence in the U.S. economy's durability but plans to continue a gradual approach to rate hikes for 2018 under its new chairman, Jerome Powell.
Mississippi's Republican agriculture commissioner, who served on a farm advisory committee for President Donald Trump, was appointed Wednesday to succeed a veteran U.S. senator who is resigning because of poor health.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 2:02pm
Hundreds of Kentucky teachers flexed their political muscle with a rally Wednesday outside the state Capitol, seeking to bury a proposed pension overhaul and win more state education funding from the Republican-led legislature.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 1:42pm
U.S. stocks are higher Wednesday afternoon, but it's been a bumpy ride. Stocks initially rallied after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates, a move investors had expected, but later they shed that gain and went back to roughly where they started.