The stock market closed slightly lower Thursday as the longest rally since July petered out. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 0.3 percent after rising the previous seven days. That was the longest winning streak since a
CARIBOU, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of multicolored balloons used Thursday to launch a balloonist for a trans-Atlantic crossing look like a page taken from the script of the movie “Up.”
Instead of using a conventional hot-air balloon, Jonathan
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for New York City are claiming police had legitimate reasons to put mosques under surveillance in response to a civil rights lawsuit filed by Muslims.
An attorney with the city Law Department told
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Radio station giant Clear Channel has signed a deal with Warner Music Group Corp. that will for the first time give a major recording company and its artists a cut of revenue generated from
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As the leader of a pro-gun, anti-tax state, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has prevailed against the odds.
The Democratic governor successfully defended his vetoes of a sweeping income tax cut and an aggressive
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil rose 1 percent Thursday as doubts persisted about a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Syria.
U.S. benchmark oil for October delivery gained $1.04 to close $108.60 a barrel on
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 22-year-old Ohio man linked to the hacker collective Anonymous was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for breaking into police and other websites across the country.
John Anthony Borell III
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of President Barack Obama’s top allies say the president misread a few crucial political forces when he asked Congress to support his bid to strike Syria.
Chief among Obama’s missteps, they say, was underestimating
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two banks may have prematurely filed a lawsuit to stop a Northern California city from using eminent domain to seize mortgages from the lenders and pay them less than their full value.
BOSTON (AP) — The in-laws of slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TAM’-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) have testified before a federal grand jury.
Judith and Warren Russell declined to comment Thursday as they entered the grand jury room in