Randall Chase, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:50pm
CBS Corp. asked a Delaware judge on Wednesday to bless a move by its board to dilute the stock voting power of its controlling shareholder, the latest step in an ongoing legal battle for control of the mass media company.
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:22pm
Under pressure to act, Turkey's central bank sharply raised its key lending rate Wednesday to try to stem an outflow of capital from the country, control inflation and support the beleaguered currency.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 1:00pm
U.S. stocks are paring their losses Wednesday as the investors feel the Federal Reserve isn't in a hurry to raise interest rates too quickly. Retailers and health care and technology companies are up. Bond yields and interest rates are down as investors worry about the European economy after a measure of business activity in the region fell to an 18-month low in May.
Ben Nadler and Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:56pm
She's a Yale-educated attorney and a romance novelist who served a decade in the Georgia Legislature. Now Stacey Abrams has gained a shot at becoming the first black woman elected governor in U.S. history.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:54pm
Federal Reserve officials earlier this month suggested that another rate hike was on the way soon, while also noting several risks facing the economy from rising wage pressures to potential harm from administration trade policies.
Aritz Parra, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:48pm
The Spanish parliament narrowly passed a new national budget Wednesday, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it combats the continuing secession drive in Catalonia.
Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:32pm
Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts.
Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:29pm
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.
Frank Bajak and Raphael Satter, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:27pm
Network technology company Cisco Systems said Wednesday that a half a million routers had been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine, raising the specter of large-scale disruption timed to the upcoming Champions League soccer final there.
Mead Gruver, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:08pm
Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of dozens of new companies registering to set up shop in Wyoming, the state's effort to lure the latest tech craze appears to be paying off.
Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 12:04pm
President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that U.S. automakers and auto workers would be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement, which have stalled amid a dispute over rules for car production.