TOKYO (AP) — Global markets were mixed Wednesday amid some optimism about U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of an interest rate decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative Party was set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country's next prime minister on Wednesday, as rivals scrambled to catch front-runner Boris Johnson.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Berkshire Eagle has an expanded investigative team. There's a new 12-page lifestyle section for the Eagle's Sunday editions. There's a new monthly magazine focusing on the area's culinary and natural charms. There is an advisory board that includes cellist Yo-Yo …
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — These days, the news about local news seems relentlessly bad:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve seems poised to pivot from keeping interest rates steady to holding out the option of cutting rates if it were to decide that the economic expansion needs support.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday on optimism about trade after President Donald Trump said he will talk with the Chinese leader later this month in Japan.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We're good corporate citizens.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility agreed Tuesday to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from a series of deadly wildfires caused by its downed power lines.
LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping.
LONDON (AP) — Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson increased his lead in the race to become Britain's next prime minister Tuesday in a Conservative Party vote that eliminated one of his rivals and enabled upstart candidate Rory Stewart to defy expectations by remaining in the contest.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is pouring $1 billion into easing the high-priced housing headaches that it and its Silicon Valley peers helped give the San Francisco Bay Area.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Can a Libra and two Geminis get along? How about Facebook and the Winklevoss twins?