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US existing home sales, and prices, rise again in January

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose again last month, a sign that the housing market’s strong momentum from 2020 may be carrying over...

Killer winter tornado stuns storm-savvy Alabama town

FULTONDALE, Ala. -- James Scott has never lived anywhere other than a two-story house on hilly Darlene Drive north of Birmingham. Home will never...

IMF policy panel endorses $650 billion increase in resources

The International Monetary Fund has given the go-ahead to a $650 billion expansion of the resources of the 190-nation lending institution with the aim...

Tribune agrees to purchase by hedge fund for $630 million

Newspaper publisher Tribune has agreed to be sold to Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund known for cutting costs and eliminating newsroom jobs, in...

Whiskey makers face worsening hangover from trade dispute

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A hangover from Trump-era tariff disputes could become even more painful for American whiskey distillers unless their entanglement in a trans-Atlantic...

Daunte Wright, slain by police, known as jokester, young dad

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few years ago, Daunte Wright was talking to a high school mentor about what to do if he was pulled over...

Police: Guard wounded in shootout outside Arkansas casino

Authorities say a shootout between patrons and security outside an Arkansas casino left one guard wounded ByThe Associated Press March 12, 2021, 11:55 AM • 1 min...

Expert: Chauvin never took knee off Floyd’s neck area

MINNEAPOLIS -- Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck area — and was bearing down with most of his weight —...

Orders for U.S. durable goods climb 3.4% in January

Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket goods shot up 3.4% in January, pulled up by surge in orders for civilian aircraft By PAUL WISEMAN AP...

Fire visible across Los Angeles burns commercial yard, buses

A huge fire is burning in a commercial area of south Los Angeles County ByThe Associated Press February 26, 2021, 3:38 PM • 1 min read Share to...