• US stocks end choppy day mixed amid global growth jitters

    U.S. stocks capped a day of choppy trading with an uneven finish Monday as investors wrestled to make sense of newly pessimistic outlooks for the global economy. Traders also weighed another troubling...

  • Gerrymandering: Voting rights and redistricting for elections collide at Supreme Court

    The extreme partisanship gripping U.S. politics could be reduced by two cases coming to the Supreme Court that will test Chief Justice John Roberts.

  • New blackout hits swaths of Venezuela including Caracas

    A new blackout hit many regions in Venezuela including much of Caracas on Monday, sowing alarm two weeks after a nationwide outage that paralyzed the country. A Venezuelan newspaper reported that the power was out at Venezuela's main international airport outside Caracas. President Nicolas Maduro's government blamed the outage on an "attack" targeting the country's main hydroelectric plant Guri, which supplies power to 80 percent of Venezuelans.

  • UN makes urgent appeal to help victims of Mozambique cyclone

    BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — The United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282 million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai.

  • It's time to accept that maybe Apple AirPower doesn't exist after all

    As the world got ready for another one of Apple's two-hour-long announcement events, some people held out hope that we might finally hear more about AirPower, the company's wireless charging pad. The product was first announced all the way back in 2017, but we haven't heard much since then.Hopes were dashed on Monday when Apple focused entirely on services rather than hardwareOriginal TV content, news and magazine subscriptions, and gaming took precedence over the kinds of things we've grown accustomed to at Apple press conferences. SEE ALSO: How Apple Could Make a Foldable iPhoneThat meant there was no mention of AirPower at all. Monday marked the 559th day since the product was first announced and we still have no idea when it's coming out. Apple's original plan was to launch in 2018, but that whole year came and went without the company's wireless charging solution. Read more...More about Apple, Apple Tv, Apple News, Airpower, and Apple Event 2019

  • Theresa May Admits Brexit Deal in Trouble as Parliament Votes on Plan B

    Politicians are due to vote Monday night on a move to strip power away from May over what happens next, and the prime minister’s team expect her to lose that battle. Defeat would pave the way for members of Parliament to demand she pursues radical Plan B options, potentially including a second referendum, keeping the U.K. in the EU’s customs union, or even canceling Brexit.

  • Need a tax break? Here are accounts that can ease tax burdens during big life transitions

    Here are 5 key accounts that help lower tax burdens either now or during a life transition, financial experts say.

  • Colorado study underlines dangers of edible marijuana

    The number of emergency-room visits linked to cannabis in one hospital in the first US state to completely legalize its use tripled within a few years, according to a study that points to the dangers of ingesting the drug. Colorado legalized marijuana for recreational use in 2014, the first state to do so, making the study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine particularly noteworthy. Researchers analyzed a half-million emergency-department visits at the University of Colorado hospital in Aurora from 2012 to 2016, of which roughly 2,500 were at least partially attributed to marijuana consumption.

  • The Declining Rig Count Doesn't Mean What You Think

    The number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. have declined over the past few months, but production is likely to continue rising steadily in 2019 and beyond.

  • Fewer first-time home buyers likely to qualify for mortgages under tougher FHA standards

    Fewer first-time and lower-income homebuyers are likely to get mortgages under tougher standards adopted by the Federal Housing Administration

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