Tropical Storm Leslie's outer bands buffeted Bermuda with gusty winds and steady rain as it churned northward Sunday on a path expected to carry it east of the wary British enclave.
Sept. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Greek Alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said there was “still work ahead” as he left a meeting in Athens between finance ministry officials and the so-called troika of inspectors from the euro area, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund.
Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stocks rose for the week, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to the highest since 2008, amid bets the Federal Reserve will stimulate the economy and as the European Central Bank announced a bond-buying plan.
Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Spanish bonds rose, pushing 10-year yields down by the most in a week since the euro was introduced, as the European Central Bank’s new bond-purchase program fueled optimism that the region’s debt crisis will be contained.
Sept. 10 (Bloomberg) -- China’s industrial output grew at the slowest pace in three years and President Hu Jintao said economic expansion faces “notable downward pressure,” signaling that officials may need to add further to stimulus after approving subway and road projects.
Sept. 9 (Bloomberg) -- The horror tale “The Possession” led U.S. and Canadian ticket sales for a second straight weekend, taking in an estimated $9.5 million for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
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Virgin Atlantic CEO Steve Ridgway is retiring early next year, following 23 years with the British airline founded by Richard Branson.
Eleven years after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center, the new multibillion-dollar World Trade Center once again dominates the lower Manhattan skyline. Hundreds of construction workers are at the 16-acre site every day, and tourists snap thousands of photos of the two towers that are nearing completion.
A participant in a meeting between Egypt's Islamist president and a large U.S. trade delegation says the Egyptian leader has reaffirmed pledges that he will respect his country's landmark peace treaty with Israel.
After all this time running to lead America, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are still trying to show they really believe in America.
Parents in the nation's third largest school district say they don't know what they'll do if teachers strike Monday.