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Victor Morton

Articles by Victor Morton

Janet Yellen, the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, was delivering the annual Gamble Memorial Lecture in Amherst, Mass., when she had her medical difficulties, according to Reuters news agency. (Associated Press)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen requires medical attention after speech

The top U.S. banker struggled to finish a Thursday afternoon speech, abruptly ended the event after seeming to lose her place, and had to receive medical attention. The Federal Reserve said Janet Yellen "felt dehydrated at the end of a long speech under bright lights." Published September 24, 2015

MIT recalls active-shooter alert

One of the nation's most prestigious universities issued, and then retracted, an alert Sunday afternoon claiming that there was an active shooter on campus. Published September 13, 2015

"I should have used two email addresses, one for personal matters and one for my work at the State Department. Not doing so was a mistake. I'm sorry about it, and I take full responsibility," Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote in a post that repeats many of her words from an ABC News interview earlier Tuesday. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton addresses email controversy in Facebook post

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton tried Tuesday evening to halt the damage her use of a private email server is doing to her White House campaign, taking her explanation directly to the public via a Facebook post. Published September 8, 2015

Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 6.2 percent on Tuesday as investors resumed sell-offs of Chinese stocks despite the stabilization of the Chinese yuan. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

China's stock market opens down 6.4 percent

After Monday's worldwide battering, the first minutes of trading on Asian stock markets Tuesday promised more of the same, though as the morning wore on, there were hopeful signs that the markets' woes may be confined to China. Published August 24, 2015