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(Updates with Colombian central bank, final prices) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Colombia's central bank lowered its main interes..
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional..
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional..
In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers..
CAIRO (AP) — In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helples..
Sometime in recent history, Black Friday morphed from a day of markdowns that kicked off the Christmas-shopping season to a contact sport. But horror ..
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional..
Every David Cage game is an experience, from the eerie Indigo Prophecy to the twisted murder mystery of Heavy Rain and the flawed but ambitious Beyond..
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers ..
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the incident at London's Oxford Circus station (all times local): 6 p.m. London transit authorities say Oxford Circus stat..
Too little rain, or too much, is often a driver of poverty and hunger, leading to poor nutrition and food insecurity among vulnerable populations. Acc..
Adam Helps is an app that lets anyone living in the Toronto area hire others in their local communities to help them with odd jobs, much like TaskRabb..
Gamers often talk about the convergence of film and games. But in Life Is Strange, some of my favorite moments are the literary allusions because they..
A traveler tries to book a ride with Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Through a string of almost weekly scandals, Uber has managed to continue g..
Medicare's fall enrollment period ends Dec. 7. With Part B premiums jumping 23 percent for many Medicare recipients, looking for savings is worth your..
But for those who first heard those plaints way back when and are still walking this Earth, getting older isn't so bad. Being part of the huge baby bo..
The 2017 holiday giving season is officially here. Donation appeals - through the mail, by telephone, via social media and in person - are especially ..
Even though we spend 364 days a year offering up cool, low-priced deals, this is Black Friday. The usually great doesn’t cut it on America’s holiday d..
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso strengthened on Friday after the nation's central bank governor said the currency w..
The anti-narcotics police arrived here in the heart of Colombia’s cocaine industry last month to destroy the coca crop. The community was determined t..
(Reuters) - A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas..
(Newser) – A 46-year-old Texas woman faces a host of charges after she allegedly mailed explosives to then-President Barack Obama, Texas Gov. Greg Abb..
By Paul Marks “My voice is my password.” Passphrases that use biometric voice recognition to verify it’s really you are becoming increasingly popular...
Here's a discomforting point made at the very beginning of a recent landmark report titled "The Nation's Retirement System": "Most financial advisers ..
Uber has admitted that a 2016 data breach put at risk the personal information of 57 million Uber users worldwide and at least 600,000 drivers in the ..
Teenagers whose families worry about money for food are more likely to be overweight, have poor mental and physical health, and miss school, according..
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese police are investigating claims of-----molestation and needlemarks on children at a Beijing kindergarten, the lat..
BEIJING (AP) — Dozens of upset parents gathered Friday outside a kindergarten in Beijing run by a U.S.-listed company demanding answers after reports ..
BEIJING (AP) — Dozens of upset parents gathered Friday outside a kindergarten in Beijing run by a U.S.-listed company demanding answers after reports ..
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese police are investigating claims of-----molestation and needlemarks on children at a Beijing kindergarten, the lat..
Rendered numb from the news of a devastating earthquake in his home country, it took just an hour before Tohid Najafi, a Detroit-based Iranian medical..
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In April, police said a 70-year-old Missouri City man flipped off a Fort Bend County deputy and then struck him with his vehicle. The man told police ..
Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals. Its latest misbehavior in..
Facebook has developed a new tool that it says will allow users to see if they liked or followed accounts and content linked to a Russian internet com..
A 46-year-old woman targeted President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for multiple reasons, investigators said. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)..
The scenario that personal finance and credit experts feared most about the heist of consumer data from Equifax may already be underway: Criminals are..
In April, police said a 70-year-old Missouri City man flipped off a Fort Bend County deputy and then struck him with his vehicle. The man told police ..
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwe prepares to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, questions remain on the future of Robert Mugabe, who ruled ..
A Houston-area woman accused of mailing bombs to Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Barack Obama previously told the Chronicle she was being set up..
As Zimbabwe prepares to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, questions remain on the future of Robert Mugabe, who ruled for 37 years, and the wi..
Shops will find it pays to wise up to the ways smart technology upgrades customer experience. That's the message from a new study on how people shop. ..
Science would probably progress a whole lot slower without the infinite human imagination. We about times that science fiction has predicted coming sc..
After suffering from a massive breach that had the data from 57 million riders and drivers stolen, Uber paid the hackers to conceal the event which wa..
The Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking assistance from technology companies to monitor visa holders in the United States, Pr..
The approach of Thanksgiving, that quintessential American holiday, has me brooding once again over scientists’ slanderous portrayals of Native Americ..
Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered rid..
New research has shown governments can help improve health in low and middle income countries, simply by providing cash to people living in poverty. D..
A Penn State Abington professor is proposing public policy solutions to help reduce the mental health impact of incarceration among African-American m..
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