MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Cerro Gordo County employee who claimed she was wrongly… More »
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling that blocked transfers of Yellowstone National Park bison as part of a government-sponsored conservation initiative.
Wednesday’s ruling could revive stalled efforts to return the
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Federal Reserve could scale back its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases later this year if the economy continues to improve.
Bernanke says the reductions would occur in “measured steps”
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for binding and blindfolding two of his children in a Wal-Mart parking lot in eastern Kansas.
6News Lawrence (http://bit.ly/11ZU2Rg ) reports that
WASHINGTON (AP) — A comparison of the Federal Reserve’s statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting on April 30-May 1:
May: The Fed “continues to see downside risks to the economic outlook.”
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie surprised some schoolchildren when he told them his favorite football team is the Dallas Cowboys.
His pronouncement Tuesday at a school in central New Jersey drew shouts, gasps and
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve offered a hint Wednesday that it’s moving closer to slowing its bond-buying program, which is intended to keep long-term interest rates at record lows.
The Fed said it will maintain the pace
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are pushing to eliminate money for high-speed rail and a popular grant program for transportation projects.
The belt-tightening comes as the GOP-led House works on $44 billion measure covering transportation and housing programs.
BOSTON (AP) — An ex-hit man who admitted killing 20 people insisted Wednesday that he told authorities the truth when he implicated James “Whitey” Bulger in 11 of the slayings, but he acknowledged lying in the past, including
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says the state will open a European trade office in Germany to promote exports and foreign… More »