Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms were down across wide swathes of the world Monday. Facebook's internal systems used by employees also went down.
By Kevin Freking, Josh Boak, Associated Press
President Joe Biden accused Republican lawmakers on Monday of blocking efforts to increase the government's borrowing authority, saying they're playing "Russian roulette with the U.S. economy" by committing to filibuster the measure ahead of an Oct. 18 deadline.
By Jonathan Mattise, Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts and other assets for the past quarter-century, according to a review of nearly 12 million files…
By PBS NewsHour
In a stand-off this week between moderate and progressive Democrats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delayed a vote on President Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill as negotiations over a more than $3 trillion social spending bill continue. Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield…
By Malcolm Brabant
The British government is warning that the country’s fuel crisis is likely to last for another week. Gas stations across Britain have had to shut down because a lack of truckers has caused huge supply difficulties. As special correspondent Malcolm…
By Chabeli Carrazana, Orion Rummler, The 19th
Sexual orientation and gender identity were added to the U.S. Census Bureau’s survey of the pandemic this summer — the first time a national government survey has captured the LGBTQ+ economic experience.
"Too big to fail" was a phrase used during the global financial crisis for large companies so over-extended that their collapse could cripple global finance. China is now trying to take a too-big company with too much debt, and manage…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
President Joe Biden is heading to Capitol Hill as Democrats strain to rescue a scaled back version of his $3.5 trillion government overhaul and salvage a related public works bill.
By Damian J. Troise, Alex Veiga, Associated Press
After climbing steadily for much of the year, the stock market became unsettled in recent weeks with the spread of the more contagious delta variant of COVID-19, a sudden spike in long-term bond yields and word that the Federal Reserve…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
With only hours to spare, President Joe Biden on Thursday evening signed legislation that would avoid a partial federal shutdown and keep the government funded through Dec. 3. Congress had passed the bill earlier Thursday.
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