The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant gradual increases in interest rates this year, delivering the same steady-as-it-goes message under new leader Jerome Powell as it had provided under Janet Yellen.
An attorney for a private Baptist college in Louisiana and the school's president disputes a lawsuit's claims that they refused to hire an applicant for a football coaching job because of his Jewish heritage.
Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 8:45am
Chester Trayhan's grandchildren are working, so he's feeling better about the economy these days. But his view of the country's overall direction is pretty grim, darkened by what he sees as a surge in racism and violence fueled by President Donald Trump.
Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 8:34am
The U.S. president's eldest son heaped praise on the Indian media Friday, and accused American journalists of unfair criticism, as he neared the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting Trump-brand luxury real estate.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP are leading technology companies higher and banks are also rising as US indexes climb in early trading on Wall Street Friday. Blue Buffalo Pet Products jumps after General Mills agrees to buy the pet food maker. Bond yields continue to recede from the four-year highs they reached earlier this week.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 8:12am
The leaders of European Union nations — minus Britain's prime minister — met Friday to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Britain's departure.
Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 7:10am
Turkish warships "threatened to use force" to stop a renewed attempt by a rig to reach an area off Cyprus where Italian company Eni was scheduled to drill for gas, the island nation's energy minister said Friday.