Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A federal regulator says government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have reached an agreement with major banks that could expand lending.
The Federal Reserve delivered a stark warning to the largest U.S. banks Monday that they could be forcibly broken up if they do not reform their ways.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Federal police have taken control of 13 municipalities in southern Mexico where local police are suspected of links to organized crime and possibly to the case of 43 missing students, a top official said.
The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the top U.S. humor prize.
Some big-name politicians are joining Jewish protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday said Texas can enforce its stringent voter identification law next month, in a blow to opponents who argued it unfairly targets minorities.
Bermuda residents spoke of their relief and began a major clear-up Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo spared the Atlantic archipelago from catastrophic damage, despite scoring a direct hit.
Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and his death as the first victim of the disease in the United States.
Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the lowest performing in the U.S.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
A man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Florida convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.