St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt
Thousands of St. Louis-area families have been freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that's increasingly popular among churches and other groups — eliminating medical debt.
Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case
A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors disagreed over how he should be punished for conspiring in an insider trading scheme.
Minister: Germany needs China's Huawei to build 5G network
Germany's interior minister is suggesting that his country can't build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now.
US allows Chevron to keep drilling in Venezuela for 3 months
The Trump administration has granted Chevron a special license to keep drilling oil in Venezuela despite a ban on American companies doing business with President Nicolás Maduro's socialist government.
Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly farming
Demonstrators in Berlin have called for more environment-friendly agricultural practices at a protest in Berlin, among them farmers with more than 150 tractors.
Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway
Authorities say a plane has slid off the taxiway at Kansas City International Airport due to icy conditions as a sprawling winter storm hits large sections of the Midwest and beyond.
US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December
US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December, strongest showing in 13 years.
Away winter blues! Netherlands marks National Tulip Day
Tulip growers in the Netherlands have beaten back winter, if only for a day, with a riotous explosion of color in an Amsterdam square.
Tech, communications stocks push US indexes to more records
Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, building on the big gains from a day earlier that sent major indexes to their latest record highs.
UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer
The British government is planning celebrations to mark its official departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but is still warning that some U.K. businesses will be hurt by the move .
Young activists bid to join climate case at top German court
Nine young climate activists are seeking to join a lawsuit before Germany's top court that aims to force the government to do more to combat global warming.
Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters take to the polls on Super Tuesday.
For some major US shippers, 2019 ended on a sour note
For major shipping companies dealing with trade wars and a slowing global economy, conditions appear to have deteriorated as 2019 came to a close.
Boeing is working on a new software issue on the 737 Max
Boeing has found a new software problem on its grounded 737 Max jetliner.
Best Buy says it is reviewing allegations made against CEO
Best Buy says it is investigating CEO Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter making allegations against her.
Groups push for 'Medicare for All' support as primaries near
With just weeks to go until the first contests of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign, several groups are organizing grassroots efforts aimed at convincing voters they should back candidates who fully support the “Medicare for All” legislation from which the phrase is derived.
US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint
The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.
Report: Disney dropping the 'Fox' from movie studio names
Published reports say Disney is dropping the word “Fox” from movie studios it acquired as part of last year's $71 billion purchase of Fox's entertainment business.
Ahead in the clouds: Alibaba plans to change the Olympics
Chinese tech giant Alibaba wants to be a game-changer at the Olympics with its cloud computing and other services.
Official says Phoenix airport ride-hailing fee is illegal
The state attorney general says a new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from Phoenix airport is “very likely” unconstitutional.