By Becket Adams | 07/28/14 10:21 AM
Mitt Romney would win the popular vote against President Obama in a re-vote of the 2012 presidential election, according to a new poll.
07/28/14 10:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies. The Dow Jones industrial average rose six points to 16,964 shortly after the market opened Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
By Associated Press | 07/28/14 08:20 AM
The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state.
By Paul Bedard | 07/28/14 09:21 AM
A huge majority of Americans believe the new immigration crisis of unaccompanied children streaming over the U.S.-Mexico border is serious, and almost as many want them gone, according to a new poll.
By Brian Hughes | 07/28/14 09:20 AM
The White House this week will attempt to dial down tensions in both Gaza and Ukraine, as those conflicts rage on with little notice of U.S. efforts to limit the bloodshed there.
By Joan Lowy | 07/28/14 08:19 AM
University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
By Associated Press | 07/28/14 08:14 AM
The number of reports of multiple deficiencies in New York City's public housing units nearly doubled between 2008 and 2011 from 19 percent to 11 percent.
By Associated Press | 07/28/14 08:11 AM
New York City's pension funds ended the latest fiscal year with a record-high value of $160.5 billion, City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Monday.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/28/14 08:52 AM
Second-term presidents rarely achieve as much as they did during their four years in office, either because top aides tire tend to be off their political game or because of external events.
07/28/14 06:15 AM
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — International police team abandons effort to reach Ukraine crash site as heavy fighting erupts.
07/28/14 06:15 AM
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant.
07/28/14 05:00 AM
LONDON (AP) — Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion.
07/27/14 10:45 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it. The council will be meeting as Muslims start celebrating...
07/27/14 06:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say 8 struck by lightning on LA's Venice boardwalk, another on Catalina Island.
07/27/14 06:45 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza war, starting at 2 p.m. (1100 GMT) Sunday.
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