A divided Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year

Published Sep. 18 2019

A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year but declined to...

Transformer firm to create 150 more jobs in Tennessee

Published Sep. 18 2019

A company that produces transformers is planning to invest $12 million in an expansion in Tennessee that is expected to...

Alabama parole chief resigns after less than year in role

Published Sep. 18 2019

The chair of Alabama's Board of Pardons and Paroles is resigning from her governor-appointed station effective Oct. 1 after less...

Man shot by immigration agent charged with illegal reentry

Published Sep. 18 2019

A Mexican man who was shot by immigration agents in Tennessee while fleeing a traffic stop two weeks ago has...

Alabama man indicted in slaying of his 78-year-old father

Published Sep. 18 2019

Authorities in Alabama say they've arrested a man who killed his father two years ago.

Health experts back treatment for kids with peanut allergy

Published Sep. 18 2019

Government experts on Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved...

Authorities ID Tennessee man fatally shot by police this week

Published Sep. 18 2019

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released the identity of a man shot and killed by officers this week.

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

Published Sep. 18 2019

The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became...

Saudi Arabia joins US-led maritime coalition after attack

Published Sep. 18 2019

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it joined a U.S.-led coalition to secure the Mideast's waterways amid threats from Iran after an...

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York state

Published Sep. 18 2019

New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal...

Trump outpaces Obama, Bush in naming ex-lobbyists to Cabinet

Published Sep. 18 2019

In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent...

Hong Kong activists appeal to US lawmakers to help movement

Published Sep. 18 2019

Activists involved in the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong appealed to U.S. lawmakers Tuesday to support their fight by banning...

Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda

Published Sep. 18 2019

Officials in the Houston area were preparing high-water vehicles and staging rescue boats Tuesday as Tropical Storm Imelda moved in...

Lewandowski, House Democrats spar at impeachment hearing

Published Sep. 18 2019

The first impeachment hearing held by House Democrats quickly turned hostile on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign...

Trump gives California grief - but also takes its money

Published Sep. 17 2019

President Donald Trump rarely passes up the chance to throw a sharp elbow at left-leaning California, but he showed Tuesday...

Israel's Netanyahu, rightist allies appear to fall short of majority

Published Sep. 17 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his natural religious and nationalist allies in...

Alabama student accused of making terroristic threat inspired by song lyrics

Published Sep. 17 2019

Prosecutors say a University of South Alabama student is accused of making a terroristic threat after he wrote song lyrics...

Business Briefs: Bestselling author Andrew Davis to keynote 2019 Tourism Summit

Published Sep. 17 2019

Bestselling author and international speaker Andrew Davis will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 Tourism Summit presented by the...

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

Published Sep. 17 2019

The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government...

WeWork delays its IPO amid tepid investor interest

Published Sep. 17 2019

WeWork's parent company put its stock market debut on the backburner Tuesday, struggling to drum up investor enthusiasm for a...

Apple awards $250 million to supplier of glass for iPhones

Published Sep. 17 2019

Apple on Tuesday deepened its ties with a Kentucky manufacturing plant by awarding $250 million to support Corning Inc.'s continued...

As illnesses spread, fake vape gear sells on LA streets

Published Sep. 17 2019

A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly...

Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

Published Sep. 17 2019

A judge cleared the way Tuesday for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection...