Marcy Gordon, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 4:13pm
President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he's eager to sign a bill that would dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 4:09pm
Uber is pulling its self-driving cars out of Arizona, a reversal triggered by the recent death of woman who was run over by one of the ride-hailing service's robotic vehicles while crossing a darkened street in a Phoenix suburb.
Danica Coto, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 4:01pm
The executive director of a federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's public finances said Wednesday there will be a smaller surplus available for creditors, while a bond insurance company filed a lawsuit seeking to nullify a fiscal plan that aims to pull the U.S. territory out of its economic crisis.
Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 3:20pm
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.
Angela Charlton and Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 3:16pm
French President Emmanuel Macron took on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants Wednesday at a Paris meeting to discuss personal data protection and taxes as France pushes for tougher European regulations.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 3:10pm
An African-American offshore oil worker has filed a federal lawsuit saying he was intimidated on the job by a supervisor who drew a picture of him dangling from a high rig structure while surrounded by co-workers in Ku Klux Klan hats.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 3:04pm
Federal Reserve officials earlier this month suggested that another rate hike was on the way soon, while also noting several risks facing the economy, ranging from rising wage pressures to potential harm from the Trump administration's trade policies.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 3:01pm
A Montana man was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting high-caliber handguns to customers in Australia, Norway and other countries with strict weapons laws.
Ben Nadler and Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:48pm
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.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 2:39pm
U.S. stocks turned higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve indicated it's not in a hurry to raise interest rates too quickly. Retailers and technology companies led the way as the market erased some early losses.