Senate shuns Green New Deal amid claims of bad faith
Senate shuns Green New Deal amid claims of bad faith

Senate Republicans are forcing a vote on the Green New Deal as they seek to turn the Democrats' comprehensive climate change proposal into a wedge issue in the 2020 elections.

Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week
Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week

An Ethiopian official said a preliminary report on a deadly plane crash that killed 157 on March 10 will be made public later this week.

11 hrs 1 min ago
GOP lawmakers set goal of summer vote for trade deal
GOP lawmakers set goal of summer vote for trade deal

White House and business groups step up efforts to win congressional approval for U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord.

19 hrs 31 mins ago
Southwest 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando
Southwest 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando

The Federal Aviation Administration says a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet made a safe emergency landing Tuesday in Orlando, Florida, after experiencing an apparent engine problem.

2 hrs 41 mins ago
Apple tries to take a bite out of credit card industry
Apple tries to take a bite out of credit card industry

Apple debuts new credit card but how does it stack up?.

4 hrs 1 min ago
Clarification: Apple-Streaming TV story
Clarification: Apple-Streaming TV story

Apple is expected to launch a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.

March 25th, 3:21 AM EDT
Dems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down 'Obamacare'
Dems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down 'Obamacare'

The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," struck down.

10 hrs 31 mins ago
Apples wins 1, loses 1 in battle over iPhone technology
Apples wins 1, loses 1 in battle over iPhone technology

Trade court judge raises specter of US import ban on some iPhones in bitter dispute with Qualcomm.

3 hrs 41 mins ago
Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion
Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion

Ride-hailing service Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion in largest tech sale in the region.

16 hrs 41 mins ago
Newspapers largely shun Apple's news subscription service
Newspapers largely shun Apple's news subscription service

As it seeks new sources of profit, Apple is launching a $10 subscription service that pulls from magazines and newspapers.

16 hrs 21 mins ago
Banks, technology companies power a rebound for US stocks
Banks, technology companies power a rebound for US stocks

Stocks rose broadly in early trading Tuesday on Wall Street, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier.

9 hrs 31 mins ago
EU parliament backs copyright bill targeting US tech giants
EU parliament backs copyright bill targeting US tech giants

The European Parliament is furiously debating the pros and cons of a landmark copyright bill one last time before the legislature will vote on it later Tuesday.

14 hrs 52 mins ago
Google, McClatchy collaborating on local news experiment
Google, McClatchy collaborating on local news experiment

Google and McClatchy say they will set up three digital-only newsrooms in three communities not currently served by newspapers.

3 hrs 11 mins ago
Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service
Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service

Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity, including Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Aniston.

March 25th, 5:51 PM EDT
Wall Street bonuses fall over $30K despite profit upturn
Wall Street bonuses fall over $30K despite profit upturn

New York state's comptroller says the average bonus paid to Wall Street security industry employees dipped by more than $30,000 despite an 11 percent increase in securities industry profits in 2018.

10 hrs 1 min ago
California utility fined for its handling of nuke canisters
California utility fined for its handling of nuke canisters

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is fining Southern California Edison $116,000 for violations in its handling of nuclear canisters at the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

8 hrs 11 mins ago
US underground nuclear waste dump explained
US underground nuclear waste dump explained

Q&A: A look at some of the science behind the United States' only underground repository for low-level radioactive waste.

March 23rd, 10:41 AM EDT
First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years
First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government set in motion an experiment that, if successful, would prove to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground.

March 23rd, 10:31 AM EDT
EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal
EU leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal

European Union leaders are pushing back a decision on the bloc's efforts to end most emissions of greenhouse gases.

March 22nd, 11:51 AM EDT
Ethics body questions ex-EPA chief's $50-a-night condo deal
Ethics body questions ex-EPA chief's $50-a-night condo deal

Federal ethics officials are balking at a $50-a-night Washington condo deal by former Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.

12 hrs 1 min ago
Russian ex-minister arrested on fraud charges
Russian ex-minister arrested on fraud charges

Russia's top state investigative agency says that a former government minister has been arrested on fraud charges.

4 hrs 11 mins ago
House passes bills meant to pressure Venezuela's Maduro
House passes bills meant to pressure Venezuela's Maduro

The House has approved three bills aimed at stepping up U.S. pressure against the government of Venezuela's embattled president, Nicolas Maduro.

9 hrs 41 mins ago
US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer
US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

U.S. health authorities revisit the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate.

March 25th, 5:21 AM EDT
Maker of OxyContin reaches $270M settlement in Oklahoma
Maker of OxyContin reaches $270M settlement in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications.

19 hrs 11 mins ago
Apple highlights privacy in new services in jab at rivals
Apple highlights privacy in new services in jab at rivals

The company took several opportunities Monday to emphasize user privacy _ and indirectly take a jab at rivals _ at its splashy, celebrity-laden event in Cupertino, California.

March 25th, 6:21 PM EDT
Key senator urges White House to fill top Pentagon post
Key senator urges White House to fill top Pentagon post

The Republican chairman of a key Senate committee is urging the White House to quickly nominate someone to lead the Pentagon.

5 hrs 1 min ago
Lawmakers denounce plan to divert military money for wall
Lawmakers denounce plan to divert military money for wall

Top defense leaders face lawmakers for the first time since the Pentagon listed military construction projects that could lose funding this year to pay for Trump's border wall.

19 hrs 41 mins ago
China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption
China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges.

13 hrs 51 mins ago
EU ignores US calls to ban Huawei in 5G security blueprint
EU ignores US calls to ban Huawei in 5G security blueprint

European Commission avoids banning Huawei in blueprint for 5G cybersecurity.

8 hrs 51 mins ago
Latest: Oklahoma official: Settlement is bankruptcy-proof
Latest: Oklahoma official: Settlement is bankruptcy-proof

Oklahoma's attorney general will announce a settlement in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications.

10 hrs 41 mins ago
US targets 'vast network' for evading Iran sanctions
US targets 'vast network' for evading Iran sanctions

The Trump administration is moving to break up a group of Iranian-linked companies that it says have been evading U.S. sanctions against Iran to the tune of more than a billion dollars.

6 hrs 51 mins ago
Mix-up: British Airways plane lands in Scotland, not Germany
Mix-up: British Airways plane lands in Scotland, not Germany

The flight seemed to go perfectly well, until passengers realized it had landed in the wrong city and the wrong country.

March 25th, 10:41 AM EDT
Fuel prices, the US dollar take off, and drag on Carnival
Fuel prices, the US dollar take off, and drag on Carnival

Carnival, facing rising fuel costs and a strong US currency, trims its outlook for the year.

8 hrs 51 mins ago
In 'Killer Robots' debate, Japan shuns fully automated arms
In 'Killer Robots' debate, Japan shuns fully automated arms

Japan's ambassador to the U.N.-backed Conference on Disarmament says his country hasn't developed fully autonomous weapons systems and has no plans to do so.

March 25th, 1:11 PM EDT
The Latest: UK lawmakers to debate Brexit petition
The Latest: UK lawmakers to debate Brexit petition

The European Parliament's top Brexit official says that "we see for the moment a real Brexit revolt" in the United Kingdom.

12 hrs 31 mins ago
US consumer confidence weakens in March
US consumer confidence weakens in March

Survey: US consumer confidence weakens this month after rebounding in February.

9 hrs 21 mins ago
Researchers: ASUS computers infected by auto-update virus
Researchers: ASUS computers infected by auto-update virus

Security researchers say hackers infected tens of thousands of computers from the Taiwanese vendor ASUS with malicious software for months last year using the company's online automatic update service.

22 hrs 1 min ago
More aging Americans are using pot to soothe what ails them
More aging Americans are using pot to soothe what ails them

More Americans in their 70s and 80s are adding marijuana use to the roster of senior activities.

March 25th, 12:11 AM EDT
US ratchets up dispute with Venezuela's Maduro at WTO body
US ratchets up dispute with Venezuela's Maduro at WTO body

The United States has blocked a meeting of the World Trade Organization's dispute body, gumming up its operations over the Trump administration's refusal to recognize the government of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.

8 hrs 21 mins ago
11.4M sign up for Obama-era health plans this year
11.4M sign up for Obama-era health plans this year

Despite Trump's opposition to "Obamacare" about 11.4M Americans sign up for coverage.

March 25th, 5:41 PM EDT
US housing starts slumped 8.7 percent in February
US housing starts slumped 8.7 percent in February

US home construction tumbled 8.7 percent in February, weakest pace of single-family housing starts in nearly 2 years.

11 hrs 21 mins ago
The Latest: Official: Probe of fire at facility to take time
The Latest: Official: Probe of fire at facility to take time

A U.S. Coast Guard official says it could be several more days before a section of the Houston Ship Channel closed amid cleanup efforts after a fire at a petrochemical storage facility is reopened.

March 25th, 12:41 PM EDT
China's Xi, European leaders form trade policy partnership
China's Xi, European leaders form trade policy partnership

Chinese President Xi Jinping has agreed to work with European leaders to seek fairer international trade rules and to address economic and security challenges.

9 hrs 1 min ago
Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries
Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries

Chinese President Xi Jinping is coming to Monaco and France amid mixed feelings in Europe about China's growing global influence.

March 24th, 7:41 AM EDT
European Parliament wants to ditch time change in 2021
European Parliament wants to ditch time change in 2021

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly approved a measure to abolish the twice-yearly time change in 2021.

10 hrs 1 min ago
US home price gains fall to lowest in more than 6 years
US home price gains fall to lowest in more than 6 years

US home prices increase at slowest pace in more than 6 years.

10 hrs 51 mins ago
Global stocks rebound after slide on growth worries
Global stocks rebound after slide on growth worries

Asian stock prices rebound after global markets slide on US, Europe growth worries.

18 hrs 11 mins ago
Millennial Money: There's more than 1 way to slay a debt
Millennial Money: There's more than 1 way to slay a debt

Here are debt tips to help you resolve what you owe faster - and for less money.

10 hrs 51 mins ago
Correction: Financial Markets story
Correction: Financial Markets story

US stocks fall broadly, led by banks and industrial companies.

March 22nd, 10:41 AM EDT
UK lawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break deadlock
UK lawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break deadlock

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be meeting with her Cabinet to map out a strategy for delivering Brexit as she fights to stay in power.

March 25th, 5:31 AM EDT
Environmental, economic damage a concern now that fire out
Environmental, economic damage a concern now that fire out

Businesses and residents are concerned about the environment and economic fallout from a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage farm.

March 25th, 8:01 PM EDT
China's Xi sees honors, Airbus deal in state visit to France
China's Xi sees honors, Airbus deal in state visit to France

Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a state visit in France where he is expected to sign a series of bilateral and economic deals on energy, food industry, transport and other sectors.

March 25th, 10:51 AM EDT
Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year
Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth in contrast to Trump administration's rosy view.

March 25th, 12:21 AM EDT
Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike
Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

U.S. prosecutors have charged Trump critic and attorney Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud.

March 25th, 1:51 PM EDT
Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm
Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued.

March 25th, 9:21 AM EDT
Asian stocks rebound after slide on growth worries
Asian stocks rebound after slide on growth worries

U.S. stocks fell in early trading Monday, extending the losses from a broad sell-off last week, as more weak economic data stoked investors' worries over slowing global growth.

March 25th, 10:31 AM EDT
Chairman of India's troubled Jet Airways resigns
Chairman of India's troubled Jet Airways resigns

The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has quit amid mounting financial woes which have forced it to suspend 14 international routes and ground more than 80 planes.

20 hrs 41 mins ago
The Latest: Macron praises ties between France, China
The Latest: Macron praises ties between France, China

China has signed a deal to buy 300 aircraft from European plane maker Airbus during Chinese leader's Xi Jinping state visit to France.

March 25th, 2:41 PM EDT
Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner
Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

A $775 million settlement has been announced in roughly 25,000 lawsuits involving the blood-thinning medication Xarelto.

March 25th, 12:31 PM EDT
High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images
High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

The Supreme Court says it won't referee a dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a famous image of basketball great Michael Jordan.

March 25th, 10:01 AM EDT
The Latest: Apple says its new services will respect privacy
The Latest: Apple says its new services will respect privacy

Apple will debut a subscription news app that lets users read new issues of magazines including Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and Cosmopolitan.

March 25th, 1:31 PM EDT
The Latest: US setting up expert panel to review FAA, Boeing
The Latest: US setting up expert panel to review FAA, Boeing

The Transportation Department says it's setting up an expert panel to review how the FAA approves new planes including the Boeing 737 Max, the jet involved in 2 deadly crashes.

March 25th, 4:11 PM EDT
Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training
Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft.

March 25th, 9:31 AM EDT
Slower manufacturing likely drag on small business optimism
Slower manufacturing likely drag on small business optimism

A dip in small business optimism the past few months is likely due in part to a slowdown in manufacturing.

March 25th, 1:31 PM EDT
Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms
Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.

March 23rd, 11:21 AM EDT
Hong Kong businessman gets 3 years in prison for bribery
Hong Kong businessman gets 3 years in prison for bribery

A prominent Hong Kong businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison after he was convicted of paying bribes to the presidents of two African countries in a United Nations-linked case.

March 25th, 12:51 PM EDT
5 questions Congress will have for Boeing, FAA this week
5 questions Congress will have for Boeing, FAA this week

After decades as safety standard-bearers, unprecedented scrutiny for the FAA, Boeing after pair of crashes kill hundreds.

March 25th, 1:11 PM EDT
Correction: Brazil-Dam Collapse story
Correction: Brazil-Dam Collapse story

Brazilian mining giant Vale said Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate, after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment.

March 23rd, 3:01 PM EDT
Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO
Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO

Pinterest, the digital scrapbooking site, has filed for an initial public offering, kicking off the year's IPO season that's also expected to include Uber, Lyft and messaging app Slack.

March 22nd, 4:51 PM EDT
For Venezuela's 1 percent, a lavish wedding amid crisis
For Venezuela's 1 percent, a lavish wedding amid crisis

Partying with a Miss Universe and herding cattle at a glamorous wedding in crisis-torn Venezuela.

March 25th, 11:51 AM EDT
Macron hopes protester, 73, gains 'wisdom' after injuries
Macron hopes protester, 73, gains 'wisdom' after injuries

French President Emmanuel Macron has told a French newspaper he hopes a 73-year old female yellow vest protester who suffered serious head injuries after being charged by police in Nice, gains "wisdom" over the incident.

March 25th, 5:51 AM EDT
Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill
Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

The company that operates a petrochemical tank farm near Houston where a days-long fire damaged several tanks says it's working to remove flammable product without allowing dangerous fumes to again escape into the air.

March 22nd, 3:01 PM EDT
German business confidence climbs after 6-month decline
German business confidence climbs after 6-month decline

A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, is improving after six months of declines.

March 25th, 5:21 AM EDT
Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from Venezuela
Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from Venezuela

A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor is facing sanctions in Uganda over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of pure gold earlier in March.

March 25th, 9:11 AM EDT
Top US general to meet with Google on China security worries
Top US general to meet with Google on China security worries

The top U.S. military officer plans to meet with Google representatives next week amid growing concerns that American companies doing business in China are helping its military gain ground on the U.S.

March 21st, 2:11 PM EDT
Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees
Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees

Facebook confirms it stored millions of user passwords in plain text for years after a security researcher posted about the issue.

March 21st, 12:31 PM EDT
Trump intervenes, reverses planned NK sanctions with tweet
Trump intervenes, reverses planned NK sanctions with tweet

The Treasury Department is targeting two Chinese shipping companies that it says have helped North Korea evade sanctions.

March 21st, 6:51 PM EDT
German family to give $11M after hearing extent of Nazi past
German family to give $11M after hearing extent of Nazi past

One of Germany's richest families says it plans to give millions of euros to charity after learning about ancestors who enthusiastically supported the Nazis and used forced labor.

March 24th, 8:31 AM EDT
Catalan ex-president visits German prison, donates books
Catalan ex-president visits German prison, donates books

The former president of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, has returned to a German prison where he spent nearly two weeks last year to drop off a donation of books.

March 25th, 10:31 AM EDT
Liz Weston: How to know when it's OK to spend
Liz Weston: How to know when it's OK to spend

Even good habits can be hard to break, and a fear of spending money can cause some people to delay gratification too long.

March 25th, 8:11 AM EDT
Seoul says some N. Korean officials back at liaison office
Seoul says some N. Korean officials back at liaison office

South Korea says some North Korean officials have returned to an inter-Korean liaison office three days after the North abruptly withdrew its entire staff citing unspecified instructions from "higher-level authorities.".

March 25th, 3:11 AM EDT
World markets slide on concerns over global growth
World markets slide on concerns over global growth

Asian shares tumble following retreat on Wall Street, weak Eurozone data.

March 25th, 2:11 AM EDT
Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case
Europe fines Google $1.7 billion in antitrust case

EU regulators fine Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.68 billion) for abusing its dominance in online advertising.

March 20th, 7:21 AM EDT
Developer confident Russia-Germany pipeline to get permit
Developer confident Russia-Germany pipeline to get permit

The company building a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany says it's confident of getting an outstanding permit from Denmark to close the gap on the 1,200-kilometer (746-mile) route.

March 25th, 9:11 AM EDT
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the Max planes 'might not have been enough'.

March 23rd, 9:11 AM EDT
UK-based Sackler family charity pauses new giving
UK-based Sackler family charity pauses new giving

The Sackler family's charity says it has paused new giving because of controversy surrounding its links to the U.S. opioid crisis.

March 25th, 7:31 AM EDT
UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit
UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing increased pressure from her own Conservative Party to either resign or to set a date for stepping down in order to build support for her Brexit plan.

March 24th, 3:31 AM EDT
Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers
Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

Rescue workers are evacuating more passengers from a cruise ship that had engine problems off Norway's western coast while authorities prepare to tow the vessel to a nearby port.

March 24th, 5:01 AM EDT
FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week
FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

Boeing is confirming the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months.

March 23rd, 6:51 PM EDT
American Airlines extends 737 Max-related cancellations
American Airlines extends 737 Max-related cancellations

American Airlines is extending cancellations of flights through April 24 due to the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as federal regulators continue to investigate two deadly crashes involving the plane model.

March 24th, 2:01 PM EDT
Asian shares sink, tracking Friday's retreat on Wall Street
Asian shares sink, tracking Friday's retreat on Wall Street

Asian shares tumble following retreat on Wall Street, weak Eurozone data.

March 24th, 11:31 PM EDT
The Latest: UK's May scrambles to win over Brexit critics
The Latest: UK's May scrambles to win over Brexit critics

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing increased pressure from her own Conservative Party to either resign or to set a date for stepping down in order to build support for her Brexit plan.

March 24th, 10:21 AM EDT
Average US price of gas jumps 16 cents per gallon, to $2.66
Average US price of gas jumps 16 cents per gallon, to $2.66

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 16 cents a gallon the past two weeks, to $2.66.

March 24th, 2:41 PM EDT
Germany gives seal of approval to truck turning assistant
Germany gives seal of approval to truck turning assistant

Germany's transport ministry has issued its first operating license for a driver assistance system meant to reduce the number of cyclists or pedestrians killed by turning vehicles.

March 21st, 10:01 AM EDT
Dispute over refinery near national park heats up in court
Dispute over refinery near national park heats up in court

Parties involved in a dispute over whether North Dakota regulators should be involved in the siting of a controversial oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park are battling in state court.

March 23rd, 9:31 AM EDT
Kamala Harris calls for federal investment on teacher pay
Kamala Harris calls for federal investment on teacher pay

A campaign aide for Kamala Harris says the Democratic presidential candidate will call for a significant federal investment in teacher pay.

March 23rd, 9:51 AM EDT
No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak
No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

Officials say there's no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a fire-ravaged petrochemical tank farm.

March 23rd, 12:41 PM EDT
Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm
Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Police say a cruise ship with engine problems has sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast and is making plans to evacuate its 1,300 passengers.

March 23rd, 12:21 PM EDT
Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image
Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

Papa John's has a new pitchman: Shaquille O'Neal.

March 22nd, 11:51 AM EDT
Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health
Poll: More Americans say too little spending on health

A growing majority of Americans want greater government spending on health care, and the increase is being driven by both Democrats and Republicans.

March 21st, 11:11 AM EDT
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, following last week's riots in Paris.

March 23rd, 4:51 AM EDT
Campaign roundup: Indiana mayor talks marriage, millennials
Campaign roundup: Indiana mayor talks marriage, millennials

Presidential contenders are spreading out across the country on Saturday as they try to find space in the crowded 2020 Democratic field.

March 23rd, 12:42 AM EDT
Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties
Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties

Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing's 'Belt and Road' initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.

March 23rd, 7:41 AM EDT
Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote
Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told lawmakers she may not seek passage of her Brexit withdrawal plan in Parliament next week.

March 23rd, 3:11 AM EDT
The Latest: Protesters in London demand halt to Brexit
The Latest: Protesters in London demand halt to Brexit

Protesters are gathering in central London before what is expected to be a massive march in favor of a second Brexit referendum.

March 23rd, 7:31 AM EDT
Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q
Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

Top U.S. CEOs are reporting that their economic outlook weakened in the first 3 months of the year although it remains above its historical average.

March 20th, 11:21 AM EDT
The Latest: Minister: 40K yellow vest protesters nationwide
The Latest: Minister: 40K yellow vest protesters nationwide

Thousands of yellow vest protesters are marching through Paris amid heightened security a week after resurgent rioting by demonstrators angry at President Emmanuel Macron.

March 23rd, 9:01 AM EDT
Fox 2000, arm behind 'Hidden Figures,' to close under Disney
Fox 2000, arm behind 'Hidden Figures,' to close under Disney

Fox 2000, the unit behind 'Hidden Figures,' 'Love, Simon' and other literary hits, to close under Disney.

March 21st, 8:01 PM EDT
Potential recession signal: A key 'yield curve' has inverted
Potential recession signal: A key 'yield curve' has inverted

One of the most closely watched predictors for recession just yelped even louder.

March 22nd, 11:51 AM EDT
In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy
In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

Speaking in Beijing, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation being carried out and says its essential for China to continue to "open up.".

March 23rd, 3:01 AM EDT
Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board
Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

President Donald Trump says he will nominate Stephen Moore, a prominent conservative economist, to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve's seven-member board.

March 22nd, 12:31 PM EDT
PG&E objects to judge's proposals to prevent wildfires
PG&E objects to judge's proposals to prevent wildfires

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is pushing back on a U.S. judge's revised proposal to prevent the utility's equipment from causing more wildfires.

March 22nd, 8:11 PM EDT
Musk promises to let Michigan students tour rocket factory
Musk promises to let Michigan students tour rocket factory

Tech billionaire Elon Musk surprised students by showing up at a school assembly in Flint, Michigan, and promising to take some of them for a tour of his Space X rocket factory in California.

March 22nd, 11:51 AM EDT
China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds
China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds

China has stopped all new purchases of Canadian canola seeds in what some see as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei.

March 22nd, 1:51 PM EDT
EU takes charge, forces Brexit deadlines on UK's May
EU takes charge, forces Brexit deadlines on UK's May

European Union leaders are gathering again Friday after deciding that the political crisis in Britain over Brexit poses too great a threat to the world's biggest trading bloc.

March 22nd, 3:11 AM EDT
GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism
GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from President Donald Trump over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a Michigan factory.

March 22nd, 10:21 AM EDT
Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash
Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash

Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after its passengers lost confidence with the model.

March 22nd, 5:51 AM EDT
Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine
Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

A Navajo Nation company has ended its pursuit of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation and the mine that feeds it.

March 22nd, 4:31 PM EDT
US budget deficit sets February record of $234 billion
US budget deficit sets February record of $234 billion

US federal budget deficit hits record for month of $234 billion in February.

March 22nd, 2:21 PM EDT
Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs
Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs

Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs.

March 22nd, 3:21 PM EDT
Army Corps of Engineers grants final permit for PolyMet mine
Army Corps of Engineers grants final permit for PolyMet mine

The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota the final permit it needs to proceed.

March 22nd, 4:31 PM EDT
Trump administration announces new Venezuela sanctions
Trump administration announces new Venezuela sanctions

President Donald Trump invited the leaders of Jamaica, Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican Republic and St. Lucia to his affluent Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida to show his support for Caribbean countries that back democratic transition in Venezuela.

March 22nd, 12:11 AM EDT
Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties
Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties, lowering threshold to 80 percent.

March 22nd, 12:11 PM EDT
GOP Sen. Enzi proposes modest deficit curbs in new budget
GOP Sen. Enzi proposes modest deficit curbs in new budget

A senior Senate Republican has unveiled a five-year budget that would modestly curb budget deficits that would soon breach $1 trillion while rejecting President Trump's gimmick of using war funding to sustain big increases for the Pentagon.

March 22nd, 2:01 PM EDT
The Latest: EU gives UK leader May 2 Brexit deadlines
The Latest: EU gives UK leader May 2 Brexit deadlines

Croatia's prime minister says European Union leaders are protecting their citizens and businesses by setting strict deadlines for Brexit.

March 22nd, 5:51 AM EDT
Italy, China deepen ties under wary gaze of US, EU
Italy, China deepen ties under wary gaze of US, EU

Chinese President Xi Jinping is launching a two-day official visit aimed at deepening economic and cultural ties with Italy through an ambitious infrastructure building program that has raised suspicions among Italy's U.S. and European allies.

March 22nd, 3:41 AM EDT
Ukrainian presidential candidate meets Russian PM in Moscow
Ukrainian presidential candidate meets Russian PM in Moscow

A Ukrainian presidential candidate has traveled to Moscow to meet with the Russian prime minister to discuss gas supply.

March 22nd, 10:41 AM EDT
US existing-home sales jumped 11.8 percent in February
US existing-home sales jumped 11.8 percent in February

US home sales soared 11.8 percent in February as affordability helped by rising wages and falling mortgage rates.

March 22nd, 10:11 AM EDT
Frankfurt flights briefly suspended over drone sighting
Frankfurt flights briefly suspended over drone sighting

Flights at Frankfurt airport have been interrupted briefly after two drones were seen in the area.

March 22nd, 1:41 PM EDT
Tiffany posts mixed results in fourth quarter
Tiffany posts mixed results in fourth quarter

Tiffany posts mixed results in fourth quarter.

March 22nd, 9:11 AM EDT
Baby eel fishermen hope for year free of poaching, shutdowns
Baby eel fishermen hope for year free of poaching, shutdowns

Maine fishermen are taking to rivers and streams in the state to fish for baby eels in a high-stakes season they hope isn't interrupted by poaching concerns as it was a year ago.

March 22nd, 12:41 PM EDT
Tate galleries won't accept donations from Sackler family
Tate galleries won't accept donations from Sackler family

Britain's Tate Gallery says it won't accept future donations from the charitable arm of a family embroiled in the U.S. opioid crisis.

March 22nd, 7:11 AM EDT
China to investigate firms sanctioned by US over North Korea
China to investigate firms sanctioned by US over North Korea

China says it will look into charges against two Chinese firms sanctioned by the U.S. for suspected violations of sanctions against North Korea.

March 22nd, 6:31 AM EDT
Stocks fall on growth worries, Brexit doubts
Stocks fall on growth worries, Brexit doubts

Asian stocks mixed as caution sets in ahead of US-China talks in Beijing.

March 22nd, 3:11 AM EDT
EU seeks more 'balanced' economic relationship with China
EU seeks more 'balanced' economic relationship with China

European Union leaders worried about the growing power of China are devising plans to counter the ambitions of a country they describe as a "systemic rival.".

March 22nd, 5:51 AM EDT
NTSB: Plane didn't slip, it entirely missed Maine runway
NTSB: Plane didn't slip, it entirely missed Maine runway

The National Transportation Safety Board says a United Express regional jet didn't slide off the runway in Maine _ it missed the runway altogether.

March 22nd, 10:01 AM EDT
Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018
Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018

President Donald Trump is discussing economic and business issues with some of America's top corporate titans.

March 21st, 11:41 AM EDT
With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill
With black lung fund in jeopardy, taxpayers could foot bill

The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.

March 20th, 6:01 PM EDT
US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.28 percent
US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.28 percent

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with 30-year at 4.28 percent.

March 21st, 11:11 AM EDT
Consumers should soon see benefit of Fed's patience on rates
Consumers should soon see benefit of Fed's patience on rates

It was only a few months ago that interest rates were marching higher and bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock investors.

March 21st, 3:13 AM EDT
Indonesia safety board denies leaking Lion Air probe details
Indonesia safety board denies leaking Lion Air probe details

The chairman of Indonesia's transportation safety agency has confirmed that a third pilot was in the cockpit of the next-to-last flight of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8.

March 21st, 5:21 AM EDT
Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets
Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Families of Kenyan victims of the Ethiopian plane crash are asking their government for legal assistance in pursuing compensation.

March 21st, 12:01 PM EDT
The Latest: Dutch PM: Britain could walk out without deal
The Latest: Dutch PM: Britain could walk out without deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European Union leaders could approve a short delay to Brexit in principle so long as Britain's Parliament passes a twice-rejected withdrawal deal next week.

March 21st, 4:41 AM EDT
Europe offers UK a little more time for Brexit
Europe offers UK a little more time for Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc.

March 21st, 3:11 AM EDT
Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man's cancer
Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man's cancer

A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer.

March 19th, 5:51 PM EDT
The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' training
The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' training

Ethiopian Airlines says its pilots went through all the extra training required by Boeing and the U.S. aviation regulator to fly the 737 Max 8 jet that crashed this month, killing all 157 passengers.

March 21st, 12:21 PM EDT
Asian stocks stumble on doubts over US-China trade deal
Asian stocks stumble on doubts over US-China trade deal

U.S. stocks edge higher as Apple and technology companies offset declining banks.

March 21st, 10:31 AM EDT
China's Xi visits Italy with Belt and Road deal as prize
China's Xi visits Italy with Belt and Road deal as prize

Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's visit to Rome will see the two countries sign a deal making Italy the first major democracy to join China's ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project.

March 21st, 12:51 PM EDT
Hawaii bills push 1st state ban on plastics in restaurants
Hawaii bills push 1st state ban on plastics in restaurants

Dozens of cities nationwide have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii is considering being the first state to outlaw them.

March 19th, 2:21 PM EDT
Levi's soars in return to public markets
Levi's soars in return to public markets

Levi Strauss, the company behind America's first blue jeans, prepares to go public.

March 21st, 12:21 AM EDT
The Latest: Levi Strauss public again, stock surges
The Latest: Levi Strauss public again, stock surges

Levi Strauss, the company behind America's first blue jeans, set to go public for the second time.

March 21st, 8:11 AM EDT
FDA approves drug for treating postpartum depression
FDA approves drug for treating postpartum depression

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically for postpartum depression, the most common childbirth complication.

March 19th, 6:51 PM EDT
CFPB's Kraninger reverses Mulvaney changes to advisory board
CFPB's Kraninger reverses Mulvaney changes to advisory board

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to reverse changes made by Mulvaney over groups that advised consumer watchdog.

March 21st, 2:51 PM EDT
Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination
Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

Facebook settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads.

March 19th, 2:11 PM EDT
New Fed forecast for 2019: Slower growth and zero rate hikes
New Fed forecast for 2019: Slower growth and zero rate hikes

Fed's new forecast for 2019: Slower economic growth and zero rate increases for borrowers.

March 21st, 12:21 AM EDT
Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud
Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud

Trump is returning to Ohio, the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort.

March 20th, 12:41 AM EDT
US trade negotiators to visit China for talks next week
US trade negotiators to visit China for talks next week

China's commerce ministry says U.S. officials will be in Beijing next week for the next round of high-level trade talks.

March 21st, 4:41 AM EDT
European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet
European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

The decision by Europe and Canada to break with U.S. air-safety regulators over the safety of the Boeing 737 Max is likely to delay the resumption of flights after two deadly crashes.

March 21st, 12:21 AM EDT
Turkish, Greek ministers meet with 'positive agenda'
Turkish, Greek ministers meet with 'positive agenda'

Turkey's foreign minister says the defense chiefs of Turkey and Greece could meet soon as part of new confidence-building measures aimed at reducing tensions between the NATO allies.

March 21st, 6:01 AM EDT
Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers
Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers

For American whiskey producers, their tariff-induced hangover became more painful in late 2018 when a downturn in exports accelerated, especially in the European Union _ the industry's biggest overseas market, an industry trade group said Thursday.

March 21st, 9:01 AM EDT
Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video
Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video

Facebook no one flagged New Zealand shooting livestream, underlining tech companies' challenge policing content.

March 19th, 11:11 AM EDT
Ford CFO Shanks retires; former Snap CFO Stone to take over
Ford CFO Shanks retires; former Snap CFO Stone to take over

Ford Motor names technology executive Tim Stone as new chief financial officer.

March 21st, 8:51 AM EDT
Poll: More Americans want immigration to stay the same
Poll: More Americans want immigration to stay the same

A growing number of Americans say immigration levels should remain the same or increase since the Trump administration ramped up enforcement.

March 20th, 5:51 PM EDT
8 warning signs you won't finish college
8 warning signs you won't finish college

Avoid common pitfalls on the path to graduation by choosing courses wisely and asking for help if you run into trouble.

March 21st, 10:31 AM EDT
European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia
European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

Asian shares rebound after Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes.

March 21st, 2:01 AM EDT
UK firms step up preparations for a 'no-deal' Brexit
UK firms step up preparations for a 'no-deal' Brexit

The U.K. central bank says that companies have ratcheted up their preparations for a disorderly "no-deal" Brexit over the past couple of months.

March 21st, 9:01 AM EDT
Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets
Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion (xxx closing amount) acquisition of Fox's entertainment business in a move set to shake up the media landscape.

March 20th, 12:31 AM EDT
Nexstar Media selling 19 TV stations for $1.32 billion
Nexstar Media selling 19 TV stations for $1.32 billion

Nexstar Media is selling 19 television stations for $1.32B as part of its buyout deal with Tribune Media.

March 20th, 7:31 AM EDT
Ford repackages investment, boosts new jobs from 850 to 900
Ford repackages investment, boosts new jobs from 850 to 900

Ford repackages previously announced Detroit-area investment, now plans to spend $900 million, create 900 jobs over the next 4 years.

March 20th, 11:11 AM EDT
UK's May asks a wary EU to delay Brexit until June 30
UK's May asks a wary EU to delay Brexit until June 30

The head of the European Union's executive branch says a decision on a delay to Brexit is unlikely at this week's EU summit and the bloc's leaders may have to meet again next week.

March 20th, 4:31 AM EDT
Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited
Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

The Supreme Court is telling a lower court to take another look at a class-action settlement involving Google and privacy concerns.

March 20th, 10:41 AM EDT
Asian shares gain as Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes
Asian shares gain as Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

US stocks are moving lower in early trading on Wall Street ahead of the latest interest rate policy decision by the Federal Reserve.

March 20th, 10:21 AM EDT
US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change
US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change

A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles in Wyoming and says the U.S. must consider climate change impacts of leasing public lands across the U.S. for energy development.

March 20th, 2:21 PM EDT

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