By Ed Sykes | 07/31/14 12:40 PM
Virginia Republican Congressman Eric Cantor is stepping down as House Majority Leader Thursday.
07/31/14 12:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average slumps 200 points as US corporate earnings disappoint.
07/31/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA director apologizes to senators over CIA searches of Senate computers; launches inquiry.
07/31/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, hovering near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.12 percent from 4.13 percent last week. The average for the 15-year mortgage,...
07/31/14 10:00 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — The inflation rate in the 18-nation eurozone dropped again in July, official data showed Thursday, in a worrying sign that adds pressure on the European Central Bank to beef up its efforts to spur the economy. Extremely low inflation is a concern because it can lead to...
07/31/14 09:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels. Weekly applications for unemployment aid rose 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 302,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The prior week's claims were revised down to...
07/31/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits increase to 302k; still at pre-recession levels.
By Associated Press | 07/31/14 07:39 AM
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.
07/31/14 07:15 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target hires PepsiCo exec Brian Cornell as new chairman and CEO as it works to recover.
07/31/14 01:30 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says 16,000 more reserves called up for Gaza fighting.
07/30/14 10:00 PM
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police: 1 woman killed, 1 hurt as small plane crashes in San Diego shopping center parking lot.
07/30/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House authorizes GOP-led plan to sue Obama alleging he exceeded constitutional powers.
07/30/14 05:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House document: Secy of state at first not told of post-9/11 CIA interrogation methods.
07/30/14 03:01 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — EU document: 3 long-time Putin cronies, including ex-judo partner, hit with EU sanctions.
07/30/14 02:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed slows bond buying further but provides no clear signal on timing of first rate hike.
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