Hurricane pushes long-suffering Puerto Rico to the edge
Puerto Rico was already on the edge before Hurricane Maria, reeling from a decade-long, downward economic spiral that was far deeper than the Great Recession on the mainland.
Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches
The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.
China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea
China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea in new pressure over nuclear, missile ambitions.
New Zealanders head to polls for neck-and-neck national vote
New Zealanders vote in national elections Saturday after a campaign in which the candidates found time for selfies and self-reflection.
Head of House panel seeks tax relief for hurricane victims
The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman has said U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that Beijing ordered Chinese banks to stop dealing with North Korea is "not consistent with the facts," but gave no...
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax
Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million...
In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London
London's transport authority says it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security.
Trade panel says low-cost solar imports hurt US companies
A U.S. trade commission is preparing to consider whether to recommend tariffs on imported solar panels.
Moody's cuts UK's credit rating citing finances, Brexit
Moody's has downgraded its credit rating on Great Britain, citing the country's weakening finances and the impact of its decision to exit the European Union.
Trump gives 'final warning' on North Korea trade. What comes next?
The high-stakes standoff between the U.S., China and North Korea is heating up.
Wells Fargo to cut jobs at Charlotte headquarters
Wells Fargo is cutting jobs.
New York Times book review sparks controversy
An error-laden New York Times book review published earlier this month has prompted controversy both inside and outside the newspaper's newsroom.
Killing of 'Narcos' scout resurfaces Escobar trademark feud
Pablo Escobar, one of the world's wealthiest and most notorious drug lords, met his end nearly a quarter-century ago, but his legacy continues to cast a shadow over the Netflix drama "Narcos."
Plan to shut Obamacare site during open enrollment draws critics
The Trump administration plans to shut down the federal health insurance exchange for 12 hours during all but one Sunday in the upcoming Obamacare open enrollment season.
Jason Kint: Tech companies wield 'uncomfortable' amount of power over media
All it takes is for you to update your phone to the newest operating system, or to download the latest version of any of your favorite social networking apps, to cause a chain reaction that may have disrupting...
How Mark Zuckerberg will avoid testifying in court
A year ago, Mark Zuckerberg announced a complicated plan to change the shareholder structure of Facebook. The idea was to keep control of the company, and free up billions of dollars for his charitable efforts...
How Facebook sees the Russian ad scandal
Facebook and Washington aren't exactly seeing eye to eye right now.
Uber CEO makes plea to London: Please work with us
London wants to break things off with Uber, but the ride-share company's new CEO is pleading for a solution.
Did Jimmy Kimmel kill the health care bill?
Jimmy Kimmel spent the week on TV battling a health care bill he didn't believe in. On Friday, the bill appeared to be on its last legs, and Kimmel may have played a part.