Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:04pm
California Sen. Tony Mendoza's resignation this week spared his fellow lawmakers from a difficult decision about appropriate punishment after an investigation found he likely engaged in flirtatious and sexually suggestive behavior with a half-dozen women.
U.S. companies that have partnered with the National Rifle Association to offer discounts and benefits to its members have begun to distance themselves from the gun lobbying group after the latest school shooting.
Damian Troise and Alexandra Olson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:36pm
Three more companies said Friday they had ended discount programs with the National Rifle Association, as U.S. corporations take a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry after the latest school massacre.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:32pm
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.
Tom Hays, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:14pm
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the brash former pharmaceutical CEO had a new look since his bail was revoked in September: a scruffy beard that made his appearance less boyish.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:22pm
A Massachusetts man began researching the locations of Planned Parenthood clinics more than a year before he deliberately crashed a stolen truck into one last week, injuring three people, including a pregnant woman, prosecutors said Friday.
Elaine Ganley, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 2:58pm
The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing in a report issued Friday, and urged countries to keep North Korea at arm's length and close its banks.