More than $500 billion wiped off the value of U.S. stocks is providing opportunities for investors who remember that equities tend to rise when the Federal Reserve begins reducing efforts to stimulate the economy.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would award Purple Heart medals to victims of the shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, a move the Pentagon says could disrupt the alleged shooter’s trial.
For three years, payday lenders have been bracing for dedicated scrutiny from a U.S. agency for the first time. One way they’re getting ready: switching to loans designed to fall outside the regulator’s grasp.
Two Arkansas abortion providers in Little Rock won a judge’s approval to proceed with a challenge to the constitutionality of a state law making it illegal with some exceptions to abort a pregnancy after 12 weeks.
InsideClimateNews.org — It has been more than a month now, and Amber Bartlett has had enough of hotels and apartments and trailer homes. Of crowded rooms whose thin walls amplify the bickering of her four children. Of piles of toys and clothes overflowing from drawers and suitcases. Of not knowing, day to day, where her life is headed.