As desire to acquire mounts, so does risk of losses
NEW YORK (AP) -- The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice....
Survey: US manufacturing accelerates in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading in 16 months as the outlook for new orders and production improved....
US construction spending fell again in May
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. construction spending fell for a second month in May, with weakness hitting all areas of building....
US auto sales expected to hit record in first 6 months
DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they're still expected to set a record in the first six months of this year....
UK shelves balanced budget goal as Brexit vote roils economy
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Treasury chief on Friday abandoned the government's long-held goal of balancing the nation's books by 2020, warning that the country's vote to leave the European Union had sent shock waves and instability through the U.K. economy....
US income gap widened last year as top 1 percent gained most
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Financial inequality became even wider in the United States last year, with average income for the top 1 percent of households surging 7.7 percent to $1.36 million....
Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A driver with a history of speeding who was so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode....
Strike at Taj Mahal casino raises questions about its future
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A strike against Atlantic City's most vulnerable casino on the biggest moneymaking weekend of the year raised fresh questions about the future of the Trump Taj Mahal....
After last weekend recapture of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that the subsequent terror attack at Istanbul's Airport was a desperate act by ISIS saying "you can bomb an airport…and if your losing and want to give up your life, then obviously you can do some harm." Republican Congressman Mike McCaul slammed Kerry's assessment stating "ISIS has ramped up external operations at an unprecedented pace, and to say they're on the run absolutely defies reality".
How would you assess race relations here in America since President Obama's election in 2008?