09/18/14 09:46 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank has launched a new stimulus program aimed at getting banks to lend more — but low demand for the first round of its super-cheap loans suggests the difficulty the ECB faces in reviving the economy. The central bank for the 18-country eurozone...
09/18/14 09:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher a day after the Federal Reserve made clear it would keep interest rates at record lows for a while. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 29 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,186 in early trading Thursday, building on an all-time closing high from the...
09/18/14 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, a sign that the job market is strengthening. The four-week average of applications, a less volatile measure, fell 4,750 to 299,500, the Labor...
By Paul Bedard | 09/18/14 09:14 AM
Sharks in the world's most dangerous waters threatened two rival senators during the filming of a new Discovery Channel reality show based on the hit "Naked and Afraid," according to the executive producer of "Rival Survival."
09/18/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US jobless aid drop sharply to 280K, sign of a stronger job market.
09/18/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction down 14.4 percent in August; fewer ground breakings for apartments.
By Zack Colman | 09/18/14 08:27 AM
The move comes ahead of Tuesday's United Nations climate summit in New York. The White House said the new measures would eliminate 300 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, or the equivalent of the one year's worth of carbon emissions from 60 million cars.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 08:18 AM
After hitting a low of 28 percent favorability during fall 2013, the GOP's positive rating among Americans has risen to 40 percent, according to a new Gallup survey.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 07:49 AM
The Obama administration is considering restricting or revoking passports held by Americans suspected of fighting for the Islamic State.
By Paul Bedard | 09/18/14 07:40 AM
First lady Michelle Obama cozied up to children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., late Wednesday and opened up about life in the White House, assuring the kids that through her six years she has remained just a simple mom to her family.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 07:33 AM
President Obama tweeted Wednesday his desire for keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/17/14 06:39 PM
Six communication towers were built in Afghanistan at a cost to U.S. taxpayers of more than $6.5 million, despite the fact that the Pentagon didn't want them and Afghan officials couldn't use them.
By Philip Klein | 09/17/14 08:26 PM
In addition to the 2 million already at potential risk, the study predicted that the number affected —œwill likely increase as the employer mandate goes into effect.
By Washington Examiner Staff | 09/17/14 10:08 PM
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By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 08:42 PM
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