Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests
Shares have skidded in Asia, with Hong Kong dipping as much as 4% following weekend protests in various cities over China's strict zero-COVID lockdowns.
11 hrs 19 mins ago
Erupting Hawaii volcano spurs warning for people to prepare
Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, has started to erupt, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby.
11 hrs 19 mins ago
Cyber Monday deals lure in consumers amid high inflation
Days after flocking to stores on Black Friday, consumers are turning online for Cyber Monday to score more discounts on gifts and other items that have ballooned in price because of high inflation.
14 hrs 44 mins ago
Judge accepts insanity plea deal for man in face-biting case
A judge has accepted a plea deal for a man who randomly killed a Florida couple in their garage six years ago and then chewed on one victim’s face.
15 hrs 4 mins ago
Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre
The mother of one of 19 children killed in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has filed a federal lawsuit against police, the school district and the maker of the gun used in the massacre.
15 hrs 29 mins ago
Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Oath Keepers sedition case
Jurors who will decide whether to convict Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates of seditious conspiracy have resumed deliberations in the high-stakes trial stemming from the U.S. Capitol attack.
15 hrs 34 mins ago
Woman Sues Kraft Heinz Over Mac and Cheese Preparation Time
A woman in Florida has filed a class-action complaint against Kraft Heinz Foods Company for $5 million for advertising its Velveeta mac and cheese can be ready in 3 1/2 minutes.
16 hrs 18 mins ago
2 Fed officials favor keeping key rate at peak through 2023
Two Federal Reserve officials said they favor raising the Fed’s key rate to roughly 5% or more and keeping it at its peak through next year — longer than many on Wall Street have expected.
16 hrs 24 mins ago
Thanksgiving Travel Rebounds Despite Delays
Returning home was a headache for travelers as massive storms gripped much of the country.
16 hrs 45 mins ago by Andy Hirschfeld
Republican-Controlled Arizona County Refuses to Certify 2022 Election
Republican officials in a rural Arizona county refused to certify the 2022 election ahead of the deadline.
17 hrs 43 mins ago
Walmart shooting raises need for violence prevention at work
The mass shooting Wednesday at a Walmart in Virginia is only the latest example of a workplace shooting perpetrated by an employee.
17 hrs 54 mins ago
'We the People' at heart of White House holiday decorations
The White House says first lady Jill Biden drew inspiration from the nation's founding documents to decorate for the holidays.
18 hrs 49 mins ago
Trial Begins for Former Prison Warden Accused of Abuse Allegations
Opening statements and the first witnesses are expected Monday in federal court in Oakland, Calif.
19 hrs 13 mins ago
Santa's back in town with inflation, inclusion on his mind
Don’t look for plastic partitions or faraway benches when visiting Santa Claus this year.
20 hrs 44 mins ago
Merriam-Webster Names 'Gaslighting' as Word of 2022
Lookups for the word on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before.