WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth accelerated from January through March, buoyed by the strongest consumer spending in more than two years. The strength offset further declines in government spending that are expected to drag on growth throughout
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leo Branton Jr., a lawyer who helped successfully defend radical Angela Davis in a sensational 1972 murder case, has died. He was 91.
His son, Tony Nicholas, tells the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/15L6WFQ )
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of hundreds of garment workers in a building collapse, the refusal of global retailers to pay for strict nationwide factory inspections is bringing renewed scrutiny to an industry
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — An emergency homeless shelter will open in Hutchinson Monday, thanks to a lot of help from volunteers and donors.
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JERUSALEM (AP) — City officials say international race car drivers will be speeding through the streets of Jerusalem in June in the city’s first Formula One road show.
Brachie Sprung, a spokeswoman for the Jerusalem municipality, says racers
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul said Friday that it has decided to withdraw the roughly 175 South Koreans still at a jointly run factory complex in North Korea, raising a major question about the survival of the
The price of oil slipped to near $93 a barrel Friday ahead of quarterly growth figures for the world’s biggest economy.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for June delivery was down 62 cents to $93.02 a
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — About 300 Jordanians have demonstrated against the proposed deployment of 200 U.S. troops on their nation’s border with Syria.
Some protesters warned that the small force could be just the beginning of a process
A man from Colorado who had just been found guilty of a drug charge decided he didn’t want to hang around a Kansas county courthouse.
NEW YORK (AP) — Futures are falling after a solid week of corporate earnings drove all major markets higher, as investors grow more cautious before the latest U.S. economic growth report is released.
Dow Jones industrial futures are