LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Officials in Le Mars are scrambling to change plans for a planned 140-foot-tall water tower after the Federal Aviation… More »
PARIS (AP) — It’s a view of Paris that only a handful of people have seen in 500 years.
The Tour Saint-Jacques, a gothic bell tower in central Paris, opened to the public last month for the first
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Bette Midler wouldn’t normally be expected to trumpet her opinion on who should be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
This time is different.
A battle over what’s arguably the world’s most
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A sudden deluge of rain flooded Rochester streets, stranded motorists and created traffic jams as drivers tried to make their… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — A gauge of the U.S. economy’s health rose in July, pointing to stronger growth in the second half of the year.
The Conference Board says its index of leading indicators increased 0.6 percent last month
Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak was released from prison Thursday and transported to a military hospital in a Cairo suburb where he will be held under house arrest, according to state TV.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose in early trading on Wall Street after encouraging economic figures from Asia and Europe boosted the outlook for global growth.
In China, a private survey by the HSBC bank indicated expansion, providing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose this week to their highest levels in two years, driven by heightened speculation that the Federal Reserve will slow its bond purchases later this year.
Mortgage buyer Freddie
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Authorities say a Maine man went to the Rhode Island beach house of singer Taylor Swift and handed a security guard a note telling her to call him and leaving his cellphone number.
NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging news from Europe and China sent the stock market higher in early trading despite another batch of bleak earnings from retailers.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 36 points, or 0.2 percent, to