Senators are launching hearings to help Republicans and Democrats decide if they can forge a modest agreement to shore up the nation's individual insurance markets.
France's government is unveiling a law to ban all production and exploration of oil and natural gas by 2040 on its mainland and overseas territories.
German factory orders declined in July over the previous month, dragged down by a fall in domestic demand.
Asian stock markets were lower Wednesday as investors found ample reasons to stay away from risky assets amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula and the powerful hurricane approaching the United States.
Australia's economy has grown for 26 years without a recession, an extraordinary achievement in a volatile world still aching from the global financial crisis.
Oil prices slipped on Wednesday as crude demand remained subdued due to the refinery closures that followed after Hurricane Harvey hit the U.S. Gulf coast 10 days ago.
An Illinois congressman blasted White House Chief of Staff John Kelly — a retired Marine Corps general and Gold Star father — as a “disgrace to the uniform” Tuesday after the Trump administration announced the dismantling of the DACA program.
Regulators must do more to help mom-and-pop investors better understand the potential risks posed by cyber crime and new technologies used to commit fraud.
British billionaire and adventurer Sir Richard Branson will stay on his private Caribbean island, Necker, for the potentially devastating arrival of Hurricane Irma.
Wal-Mart Stores has begun its holiday layaway program as it hopes to cash-in early on demand for gifts like toys.
Texas Republicans won a minor victory Tuesday in their battle to implement a voter identification law.
The Toyota Tacoma was the best performer among small pickups in insurance industry crash tests.
Bobby Jucker has had it with hurricanes.
Emergency management officials across South Florida hastened disaster preparations on Tuesday in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's expected weekend arrival on the U.S. mainland.
The footwear retailer plummeted on a disappointing quarter.
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