Gisela Salomon, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 10:14pm
Helene Villalonga decided she had to get out of Venezuela for a while when two men, one brandishing a gun, showed up at her party rental business and told her to stop working for local politicians opposed to then-President Hugo Chavez.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 10:04pm
Toy company executive Isaac Larian says he and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million in financing and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in order to bid for up to 400 of the Toys R Us stores being liquidated in bankruptcy.
Barbara Ortutay, Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 9:54pm
Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a "major breach of trust," admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.
Bernard Condon, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 8:42pm
New York City's buildings regulator launched investigations at more than a dozen Kushner Cos. properties Wednesday following an Associated Press report that the real estate developer routinely filed false paperwork claiming it had zero rent-regulated tenants in its buildings across the city.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 8:20pm
Sometimes the last train out of the station can't carry everything. That's the case with the $1.3 trillion spending measure Republican and Democratic bargainers unveiled late Wednesday and plan to push through Congress this week.
Youkyung Lee, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 7:44pm
The #MeToo movement has taken off with surprising rapidity in South Korea, toppling male celebrities and a prominent politician in a country where men have long brushed off sexual misconduct allegations and continued with their careers.
Andrew Taylor and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 7:28pm
Congressional leaders finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives President Donald Trump some of his border wall money and takes only incremental steps to address gun violence.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 7:00pm
Declines in coal power plant construction in China, India and the U.S. are projected to push the heavily-polluting fuel over the edge— but not fast enough to meet international climate change goals, environmental groups said Wednesday.
Bob Christie, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 5:02pm
Public school supporters won a major victory Wednesday in their bid to block Arizona's massive school voucher expansion law when the state Supreme Court ruled voters could decide the issue in November.