Pan Pylas, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 10:31am
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney sought Wednesday to quantify the short-term hit of Brexit to British households, but expressed hope that living standards will finally start to improve this year following a period of rising inflation.
Michael Catalini, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 10:27am
New Jersey's new Democratic governor signed legislation Wednesday setting aside about $7.5 million for family-planning and women's health, reversing course on former Republican Gov. Chris Christie's handling of the issue.
Wayne Parry, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 10:24am
A new casino is making a massive effort to engage Atlantic City's large minority community in which it will operate, where black residents have long felt excluded from the riches that the gambling halls generate.
Denise Lavoie, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 10:02am
Witnesses told investigators that a garbage truck struck by a train carrying Republican congressmen through rural Virginia entered the railroad crossing after the safety gates had come down, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Wednesday.
Samy Magdy, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 9:44am
The Egyptian president declared on Wednesday that his country "scored a goal" by signing a $15 billion deal with an Israeli company to supply natural gas that will help turn Egypt into a regional energy hub.
Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 9:09am
Within three months, one of MacLaren Cummings' staffers passed away from cancer and then both his own mother and the mother of an employee were diagnosed with breast cancer. Although he was the CEO, Cummings says, "the last thing I could think about was work."
Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 9:07am
As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.
Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair on Wednesday yanked a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue.
Latvia's banking chief missed a meeting Wednesday of the European Central Bank's top council, amid a suspected corruption scandal that is rattling confidence in the Baltic state's political and financial world.