12 months ago

It's the economy that matters now that the Fed is off the sidelines - CNBC

Markets Thursday will give more than a glancing look at one of the last big batches of economic data this year, now that the Fed has signaled it could speed up interest rate hikes.

The Fed on Wednesday raised its short-term target rate by 2 read more...

1 year ago

Clinton's Leading In Exactly The States She Needs To Win - FiveThirtyEight

Here at FiveThirtyEight, our favorite election-related chart is what we officially call the winding path to 270 electoral votes and unofficially call the snake. Designed by my colleague Aaron Bycoffe, it lines the states up from most favorable for read more...

2 years ago

'Motherhood Penalty' Can Affect Women Who Never Even Have a Child

As women fight what has been an uphill battle for equal pay, they continue to face another exacerbating factor: being penalized for the fact that they could regardless of whether they will have children.

While much of the public discussi

2 years ago

Shooting, hostage situation reported at Wisconsin shop - Reuters

Police have evacuated homes and businesses near a motorcycle shop in Neenah, Wisconsin, in the wake of a shooting and possible hostage situation, according to police and the local media.

A man walked into Eagle Nation Cycles in Neenah, a ci read more...

2 years ago

Police: Bus Overturns, 1 Serious Injury, 34 Minor Injuries - ABC News

Virginia State Police say a chartered bus carrying 51 people, mostly college students, has overturned near Richmond and one person has been seriously injured and 34 others suffered minor injuries.

State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller tol

2 years ago

Death Toll In Hajj Stampede Rises To 769

Updated at 2:30 p.m. ET

The death toll in a stampede of hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia this week has risen to 769, many of whom are Iranians. Tehran has denounced the tragedy as a "crime."

"The latest statistics up to this hour reveal