Facebook is unveiling a digital currency called Libra as the company seeks to make its ads more valuable by enabling smoother transactions and payments online, particularly among those without credit cards or bank accounts.
Global shares climbed on Tuesday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the authority was ready to cut interest rates and provide stimulus if the economy needed it. Traders also focused on rate decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and British and Japanese central banks this week.
Julie Carr Smyth and Tony Dejak, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 11:24pm
Fifty years after the Cuyahoga River's most famous fire, a plucky new generation of Cleveland artists and entrepreneurs has turned the old jokes into inspiration and forged decades of embarrassment into a fiery brand of local pride.
San Francisco supervisors are considering Tuesday whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes as part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping.
A government watchdog will investigate whether the U.S. Interior Department broke the law by making plans to open lands cut from a Utah national monument by President Donald Trump to leasing for oil, gas and coal development, a pair of Democratic congress members said Monday.
Anna Jean Kaiser, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 3:43pm
Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht filed for bankruptcy protection Monday to restructure $13 billion in debt, worn down after spending five years at the center of one of the world's largest corruption investigations.
John Flesher, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 3:31pm
Enbridge Inc. said Monday that it is moving ahead with the collection of rock and soil samples in the Straits of Mackinac while it prepares for a court battle with Michigan's governor over a planned oil pipeline tunnel there.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 3:07pm
In an effort to bolster its public case against Iran, the Pentagon on Monday released new photos that officials said show that members of Tehran's Revolutionary Guard were responsible for attacks last week on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf.