The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate and signaling that it is sticking with a gradual approach to rate hikes under its new chairman, Jerome Powell.
___ Facebook's Zuckerberg admits mistakes, outlines fixes NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is admitting mistakes and outlining steps to protect user data in light of privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.
Cellphone service, including the ability to call 911 from a mobile phone, in some rural areas of Vermont may soon be lost.
Magazine and broadcasting company Meredith plans to eliminate 1,000 jobs over the next 10 months as it integrates the operations of Time Inc., which it bought six weeks ago.
Former advisers to President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign say they used personal data from Facebook users in a proper way.
After a jittery afternoon of trading, major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday while smaller companies fared better.
A key infrastructure project seen as critical to the future of rail travel in the northeast could get a jump-start from money contained in a spending bill being negotiated in Congress.
Investors are cautious as they await the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's first meeting under its new chairman, Jerome Powell, and his subsequent news conference.
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.
The Latest on negotiations in Congress over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill (all times local): 7:10 a.m.
The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 9:40 a.m.
A federal judge has blocked a Texas state agency from withholding from Wal-Mart licenses to sell liquor by the bottle.
Chris Wylie can't prove the work he did for Cambridge Analytica helped Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election, but he thinks he has pretty good evidence.
America's top trade negotiator says the Trump administration will decide by the end of April which countries will be spared from steep taxes on steel and aluminum imports.
Virginia's largest electric utility asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's ruling that the company is violating federal law by discharging arsenic through groundwater into surrounding waters from a coal ash storage site.
New Mexico regulators have approved a plan to build two massive wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border.
Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting ended: Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate.
Federal Reserve boosts key interest rate by quarter-point and sticks with projection of 3 hikes this year
Federal Reserve boosts key interest rate by quarter-point and sticks with projection of 3 hikes this year.
The financial services company UBS has agreed to a $230 million legal settlement with the state of New York stemming from the firm's handling of mortgage-based securities in the lead up to the 2008 financial crisis.
African leaders on Wednesday signed what is being called the largest free trade agreement since the creation of the World Trade Organization.