U.S. economy

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown signals he's testing a presidential run

4 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By Mark Niquette COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, says he will be embarking on a “Dignity of Work” tour that will include two states - Iowa and New...
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Oil firm as supply cuts point to tighter market despite weakening economy

10 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Oil prices firmed on Wednesday after climbing about 3 percent in the previous session as expectations that OPEC-led supply cuts will tighten markets despite signs of a global...
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From travel to IPOs, how shutdown is upsetting US economy

12 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Delta Air Lines can't get eight new aircraft in the air. Roughly a million government employees and contractors aren't being paid. Some Americans who are trying to start small...
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South Korea seizes North Korean paintings due to sanctions

16 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea says it has stopped businessmen from bringing in North Korean paintings in a potential violation of U.N. sanctions. Observers say...
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Olson Votes Against Ending Government Shutdown. Again

1 hour ago   |   DCCC

Vote once again signals no paychecks in sight for impacted workers Representative Pete Olson voted, once again, to continue the longest government shutdown in US history...
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GM's Washington charm offensive sidelined by Wall Street's push for profit

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

General Motors code named its November announcement to cut nearly 15,000 jobs in North America and restructure itself "Turbo," suggesting a leaner approach for the largest U.S...
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Congress Plans to Skip Next Recess If the Shutdown Continues

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Congress is planning to skip next week's planned recess if the partial government shutdown continues. And there is every indication it will drag on. Neither side is showing...
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New caravan of Honduran migrants makes first border crossing

2 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers
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'Fog of confusion': Brexit defeat raises concerns over UK economy

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Investors and business leaders fear further damage to British economy after Prime Minister Theresa May loses vote.
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Matthew Herbert Announces New Album About Brexit

3 hours ago   |   Pitchfork

The State Between Us is out the day the U.K. is scheduled to leave the European Union
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...