World Nov 16

Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed

Protesters angered by Iran raising government-set gasoline prices by 50% blocked traffic in major cities and occasionally clashed with police Saturday after a night of demonstrations punctuated by gunfire, in violence that reportedly killed at least one person.

Nation Oct 16

People walk by the clothing retailer Forever 21 in New York City on September 12, 2019. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
U.S. retail sales dip 0.3 percent in September

Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending.