WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says the U.S. economy grew at a much faster pace last year than previously estimated. The revised growth figures signal a more sustainable economic recovery and help explain why job growth has accelerated
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s electoral commission says it approves the creation of a coalition that will bring together three political parties expected to present a strong challenge to President Goodluck Jonathan and his party in 2015 elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth accelerated in the April-June quarter to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.7 percent, as businesses spent more and the federal government cut less.
The Commerce Department says growth improved from a
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is ready for a showdown on President Barack Obama’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives in a battle that carries echoes of this year’s gun control fight.
BEIJING (AP) — Huang Dongliang says his uncle was being ignored by his low-paid cancer physician at a Chinese government hospital. So the family gave the doctor a “hongbao,” the traditional red envelope used for gifts, with 3,000
NEW YORK (AP) — Denzel Washington is returning to Broadway — but he won’t be singing.
Standing with his wife, Pauletta Pearson, on the red carpet Monday at the premiere his new movie, “2 Guns,” the Oscar- and
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s 85-year-old king is set to leave the hospital where he has lived since being admitted for lung inflammation four years ago and return to his seaside palace, officials said Wednesday.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej and
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Greece has made “exceptional” progress in stabilizing its economy and remains on course to end its recession next year, despite missing targets for privatization and axing state jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second, deeper round of automatic federal budget cuts is on its way, and it’s going to hit the Pentagon hard.
Already reeling from a $34 billion budget blow this year due to deficit-driven spending
LONDON (AP) — A British judge has ruled in favor of the singer Rihanna, who sued retailer Topshop for selling a T-shirt bearing her image without permission.
High Court Justice Colin Birss says buyers were likely deceived by
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are mixed in very light trading with most investors in a holding pattern ahead of a statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 10 points to 15,483.
New apps for find jobs and monitor traffic.
A run/walk that helps to end hunger.
NEW YORK (AP) — The decision by Comcast Corp., the country’s largest cable company, to buy General Electric out of the NBCUniversal business looks like a smart one, as the media conglomerate posted strong results for the second
DETROIT (AP) — A group has been given a two-month extension in which to raise enough money to save some of the Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter helped build World War II-era bombers and became an icon
State and federal investigators are trying to figure out the source of a stomach bug that has sickened 372 people in 15 states.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of attacks including bombings of both Shiite and Sunni mosques left 18 dead in Iraq, the latest in a surge of bloodshed that is raising fears of a return to widespread sectarian killings,
ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A federal agency has halted plans to auction off mineral rights for shale drilling in a state forest in eastern… More »
MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a clean, hushed room in the south of Mexico City, cameras, computer screens and scrawling needles track the symptoms of a special patient, as they have every second of every day for the
BOARDMAN, Ohio (AP) — An electric company has sued a northwest Ohio couple to recoup the cost of moving its overhead transmission lines farther… More »