Friday, June 26, 2015
U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years -- a sign of stronger economic growth ahead.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
In a startling turn, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rose to his feet and apologized to the victims and their loved ones for the first time Wednesday just before a judge formally sentenced him to death.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday admitted his government had not always done enough to stop the "unrelenting nightmare" faced by relatives of hostages held abroad, as he eased restrictions on talking with captors.
President Barack Obama urged Beijing to take "concrete steps" to ease tensions over cyber hacking and its wide-ranging maritime claims, as the United States and China ended three days of candid talks., 1 Comment
The Taiwan subsidiary of the U.S.-owned McDonald's Corporation yesterday confirmed that the company is currently seeking to change its management and operational strategy in the country, but will not be withdrawing from the Taiwan market.
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The U.S. Senate is preparing to hand President Barack Obama a major victory with final passage of "fast track" authority to negotiate trade deals.
The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated. More recent data show that the weakness was largely temporary, with a rebound in the works for the April-June quarter.
France summoned the U.S. ambassador on Wednesday to complain about "unacceptable" spying on President Francois Hollande and his two predecessors that was apparently revealed in leaked documents.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
A scorching heat wave across Pakistan's southern Sindh province has killed at least 622 people, authorities said Tuesday, as morgues overflowed with the dead and overwhelmed hospitals struggled to aid those clinging to life.
The US is not targeting French leader Francois Hollande's communications and will not do so in the future, the White House said, after documents published by WikiLeaks showed Washington had wiretapped the president and his two predecessors.
Greece's government on Tuesday defended the billions worth of "harsh" new budget savings it has offered in talks with creditors, as some of the governing party's own lawmakers spoke out against them.