09/02/14 12:15 PM
U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as energy stocks weigh on the market and investors wait to see what actions central banks take later this week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 44 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,053 as of 11:53 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500...
By David M. Drucker | 09/02/14 12:14 PM
After guiding the Kentucky Republican through a contentious primary, Jesse Benton was essentially replaced by McConnell's former chief of staff on Capitol Hill, Josh Holmes.
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/02/14 11:53 AM
President Obama is headed overseas Tuesday for the remainder of the week, making stops in Estonia and Wales.
09/02/14 11:46 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served....
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 11:42 AM
Electricity prices for the first half of this year increased the most in a year-over-year basis since 2009, according the Energy Department's statistics arm.
By Steve Doty | 09/02/14 11:39 AM
Currently, Kentucky law doesn't allow a candidate to run for both the presidency and Congress at the same time.Â
09/02/14 11:32 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — While Ukraine's leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country's battered economy. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the...
09/02/14 11:15 AM
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo will spend about $2.5 billion to buy Compuware and take the software developer private. The companies said Tuesday that Compuware stock owners will receive about $10.92 for each share they own. That price includes mostly cash and some stock from Compuware spinoff...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/02/14 11:02 AM
When the Left started going after for-profit colleges, it was noteworthy that CREW took the opposing side â€" a forthcoming report by the Center for Consumer Freedom helps to explain why.Â
09/02/14 11:01 AM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet including the prime minister who led it for two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government protests across the country....
By Paul Bedard | 09/02/14 10:53 AM
Virginia Del. Barbara Comstock is winning the backing of the GOP's big hitters -- Mitt Romney, Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan -- in her bid to win the House seat of her former boss, retiring Rep. Frank Wolf.
09/02/14 10:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International. The deal will give Norwegian access to Prestige's eight ships on the Oceania and Regent Seven Seas cruise lines and its...
09/02/14 10:45 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A bank refused to offer mortgages to African-Americans living in Buffalo, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit that he said was part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. Evans Bank violated fair housing and discrimination laws by...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/02/14 10:33 AM
The New Jersey governor is seeking to boost his foreign policy chops ahead of a likely 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination.
09/02/14 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this...
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