By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
Oil fell below $86 a barrel Friday as concerns over the global economy dominated trading.
Weak U.S. employment figures added to those concerns, a day after Europe and China cut interest rates in response to deteriorating
LONGMIRE, Wash. - The body of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who fell to his death two weeks ago during a rescue operation was recovered Thursday by helicopter. Park spokeswoman Patti Wold says the recovery went smoothly in clear weather. The body of Nick Hall was flown to
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States launched a trade complaint Thursday against China at the World Trade Organization, accusing Beijing of unfairly imposing duties on more than $3 billion in exports of American-produced automobiles
By The Associated Press
The dollar rose versus the euro on Thursday after the European Central Bank cut a key lending rate and the bank's president warned that Europe's economic recovery would be gradual.
The European Central Bank reduced its main
By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland's treasury auctioned €500 million ($625 million) in three-month bills Thursday in its first sale of new debt securities since the country received an international bailout in 2010.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers could be sweating it out this summer.
Shoppers, worried about jobs and the economy, pulled back on spending in June, slowing sales for most retailers to the weakest pace since 2009. And that
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Mitt Romney's wife has confirmed a tidbit about the vice presidential search process her husband largely has been keeping secret: He's considering choosing a woman.
"We've been looking at that
By ANGELA CHARLTON and CECILE BRISSONAssociated Press
LE BOURGET, France (AP) - A pilot facing faulty data and deafening alarms in an oversea thunderstorm pitched his plane sharply up instead of down as it stalled, then lost control, sending the Air France jet and all 228 people
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Mitt Romney on Wednesday said requiring all Americans to buy health insurance amounts to a tax, contradicting a senior campaign adviser who days ago said the Republican presidential candidate viewed President Barack Obama'