Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 2:36pm
A massive fire on Tuesday engulfed an Oakland apartment complex under construction and destroyed four buildings in the latest of a series of blazes at large residential buildings in a city struggling with a housing shortage. A firefighter also suffered a leg injury but the extent of the injury was not known.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 2:34pm
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill to improve the nation's water infrastructure, including a Florida project intended to reduce toxic algae blooms that have devastated coastal marine life and emptied beaches.
Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 1:13pm
When Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion in 2012, it seemed like a big gamble for an unproven little app. Six years later, that little app — along with Messenger and WhatsApp — are serving as Facebook's safety net for a future that could find its flagship service on the sidelines.
A Delaware judge has refused to approve a proposed settlement in a shareholder lawsuit alleging that Goldman Sachs directors excessively compensated themselves over several years and improperly issued stock-based incentive awards.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to scale back the scope and cost of a planned $1 billion cleanup of a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch of Oregon's Willamette River as it winds through Portland's industrial area.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 12:06pm
Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200 million people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen as part of the biggest security breach in history.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 10:43am
The percentage of Americans who do not have a bank account fell to a record low last year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday, a sign that the economic fortunes of the country's most vulnerable people continues to improve.