U.S. stock indexes moved higher in early trading Wednesday, despite news that the U.S. economy has been growing more slowly than first estimated.
To lead their nearly 13-hour filibuster attempt aimed at blocking a contentious abortion bill
New York’s highest court says Starbucks’ baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold.
Afghan national police say they clashed with Taliban fighters in the northern province of Baghlan in a gunbattle that left at least two police officers and two militants dead.
A Palestinian official says Palestinians have shelved an application to the U.N.’s cultural agency to have a West Bank village recognized as a world heritage site.
Mally the monkey, Justin Bieber’s former pet, has emerged from quarantine at his new German home three months after the pop star brought him to the country.
Libyan security officials say armed militiamen have killed two soldiers, including a senior officer, in clashes in the capital, Tripoli. Two other soldiers were wounded.
Zimbabwe’s highest court says it has postponed an appeal on the date for crucial elections it had set for the end of July.
The Internal Revenue Service long has resisted efforts by an internal watchdog to help groups seeking tax-exempt status
Brazil’s congress has shelved legislation that had been a target of nationwide protests, hours before another expected round of large-scale demonstrations on Wednesday.