The Latest: Powell 'surprised' by sluggish wage…

The Latest: Fed chair Powell 'surprised' by sluggish wage growth

Boy wounded in Maryland high school shooting out…

A teenage boy wounded in the latest school shooting was released Wednesday from a hospital, while a 16-year-old classmate was still fighting for her life in critical condition

The Latest: Bail cut to $400K for ex-officer in…

Bail has been cut from $500,000 to $400,000 for a fired Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed Australian woman

The Latest: Aide says Peru's president offers resignation

A presidential aide said that President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has offered his resignation to Peru's congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach the former Wall Street investor on corruption charges

Judge lifts restraining order against pipeline protesters

A judge has lifted the restraining order against natural gas pipeline protesters sitting in trees in West Virginia

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Why tech giants 'don't pay enough tax' in EU

The bloc's tax system was designed for companies with a physical presence, not digital businesses, says Pierre Moscovici, the EU's economics affairs commissioner,

Jeff Bezos is Now Richer Than the World's Second…

Jeff Bezos is Now Richer Than the World's Second Richest Person

New Study Reveals We Rely on Our Phones for…

A new study shows that people are relying on their phones for emotional support, even though they may do more harm than good. Tony Spitz has the details.

Washington state's electric vehicle sales tax break to end

Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend it stalled during the recent legislative session

Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a New York man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing before new witnesses came forward and his conviction was overturned

Dropbox hikes IPO price range

Dropbox, the first big tech IPO of this year, raised its price range by $2. As Fred Katayama reports, that suggests the cloud storage firm will be valued at up to nearly $8 billion.

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Fed raises key rate and foresees 2 more hikes…

Fed boosts key interest rate by quarter-point and sticks with projection of 3 hikes this year

Austin bombing suspect was unemployed college…

The man suspected of planting four bombs in the Texas capital this month that killed two people and injured four others was an unemployed college dropout who doesn't appear to have left much of a trail online

Sessions Outlines When To Use The Death Penalty…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to U.S. attorneys Wednesday outlining cases where the death penalty could be pursued.

Biden blasts Trump over his comments on women

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he disliked Donald Trump's comments about women so much that he would have "beat the hell" out of him if they were still in high school.

Facebook crisis-management lesson: What not to do

The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, assume responsibility and take decisive action

2nd high bond set in Stoneman Douglas-related case

A relatively high bond was imposed Wednesday in a case involving a student who brought a knife to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, one day after the same judge set a $500,000 bond for the brother of the shooting suspect for trespassing at the school.

Sacramento police shot 20 times at unarmed man in…

Relatives, activists and Sacramento officials are questioning why police shot at an unarmed black man 20 times, killing him, when he turned out to be holding only a cellphone in his grandparents' backyard

Kentucky teachers leave school to rally against…

Hundreds of Kentucky teachers are flexing their political muscle with a rally outside the state Capitol in hopes of burying a proposed pension overhaul that would cut retirement benefits

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Russia-UK war of words over ex-spy poisoning…

War of words between Russia, UK turns uglier over ex-spy's poisoning

Confederate monument removed from Oklahoma elementary school

A public school district in Oklahoma has removed a monument at an elementary school that was dedicated to Confederate General Robert E. Lee