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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will maintain the pace of its bond-buying program to keep long-term interest rates at record lows. But it offered a more optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy and job market.
Stocks are falling after the Federal Reserve gave a slightly more optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy, which investors took as a hint that the bank was nearer to a decision to reduce its economic stimulus program.
The Chicago Blackhawks needed all their offensive weapons against the Bruins' smothering defense and goalie Tuukka Rask. Instead, they lost one of their best before the game.
A butcher shop in Seattle is turning heads with its marijuana and vodka-fed pork.
Police say an Ohio day care worker laced pancake batter with medicine to make the children sleepy.
U.S. consumer prices rose slightly last month as higher energy costs partly offset cheaper food. The small increase is further evidence that consumers are benefiting from mild inflation.
U.S. stocks moved higher Tuesday, helped by news of a pickup in homebuilding and low inflation. But the Federal Reserve loomed large, with investors trying to guess what the central bank will say Wednesday about how long it plans to keep stimulus programs in place. For many, Tuesday was just a holding pattern as they waited for Wednesday's announcement.
An Oregon community fed up with rising petty neighborhood crime and dissatisfied with police response has taken matters into their own hands. They’ve organized a citizens’ watchdog group – armed with Glock handguns and ready to protect their property.
Investors are in a game of wait-and-see with the Federal Reserve. On Monday they guessed that the Fed will continue to try to prop up the economy — and sent stocks higher.
An Air National Guard unit in New York is under investigation for allegations that leaders promoted known sexual abusers rather than punish them.
Cover up. That was the order of one judge in a Tennessee court, fed up with the revealing attire frequently worn by female attorneys.
A pair of better economic reports helped nudge the U.S. stock market up Thursday afternoon, even as the Japanese market plunged again.
It's been a little more than a month since The Associated Press revealed that the Justice Department had gained access to its phone records. The news organization came out swinging: CEO Gary Pruitt declared the action a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" and "unconstitutional." Now he's ready to explore "the way forward," he says, this time taking his case to the National Press Club.
Market indexes drifted lower in Wednesday trading, even as a deal for a tire company and an IPO launched some stocks higher.
Renewed concerns about central banks easing off their efforts to support the global economy weighed on the U.S. stock market Tuesday. Indexes were slightly lower in afternoon trading.