Racism, climate change and the world’s worsening divisions will take center stage at the U.N. meeting of world leaders, a day after Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world was "on the edge of an abyss.”…
By Associated Press
U.S. President Joe Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson underscored their commitment to tackling climate change Tuesday, during a White House meeting after both addressed the U.N. General Assembly earlier in the day.
By Michael Casey, Associated Press
Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri say their bill would direct the secretary of Health and Human Services to implement a ban on evictions in response to COVID-19.
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
Shares have dropped 20 percent in two months as legal woes build over an alleged culture of discrimination against women and minorities at the maker of Candy Crush, Call of Duty, Overwatch and World of Warcraft.
A sell-off hit the financial markets Monday over Chinese real estate and U.S. federal reserve policy worries. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 614 points — a 1.8% drop, its worst since July. The NASDAQ fell 330 points — more…
By Edith Lederer, Associated Press
The United Nations chief is warning global leaders at the opening of the U.N.'s foremost gathering that the world has never been more threatened and divided and “we face the greatest cascade of crises in our lifetime.”…
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Britain's business secretary says there is no danger that people won't be able to heat their homes this winter after a surge in natural gas prices forced him to hold emergency talks with energy suppliers and consumer groups.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
The debt limit is the amount of money Congress allows the Treasury to borrow. It was suspended three times during the Trump administration and has been lifted dozens of times since 1960.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The Federal Reserve is reviewing the ethics policies that cover the financial holdings of its senior officials in the wake of disclosures that two regional Fed presidents engaged in extensive trading last year.
By Associated Press
Biden's laid out his proposal Thursday at the White House to get the wealthy to "pay their fair share" in taxes.
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