The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 20,000 for the first time on Wednesday, Jan. 25, resuming a rally that began in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's election victory. The rally was reignited by Trump's signing of numerous executive orders since his inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20. The index came within a point of the historic level on Jan. 6, as investors banked on pro-growth policies and tax cuts from the new administration.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been moved to an intensive-care unit at a Houston hospital with pneumonia and was stable and resting comfortably after doctors performed a procedure to clear his airway, his office said on Wednesday. His wife of 72 years, former first lady Barbara Bush, also was admitted to the same hospital on Wednesday as a precaution after experiencing fatigue and coughing, the office said in a statement.
OSLO, Norway -- World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The data, supported by findings from other organizations, was issued two days before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, who questions whether climate change has a human cause.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died on Tuesday,
Republicans kept control of both chambers of the U.S. Congress in Tuesday's election, empowering the party to reshape Washington along with Donald Trump, who won the White House for Republicans in a stunning upset.
Wells Fargo Bank will pay $185 million in penalties and $5 million to customers that regulators say were pushed into fee-generating accounts they never requested. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created in response to the banking crisis of 2007-08, will receive $100 million; Los Angeles officials and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency were also party to the settlement. In a complaint filed in May 2015, California prosecutors alleged that Wells Fargo pushed customers into costly financial products that they did not need or even request.
By Larry Fine and Steve Gibsburg Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has entered a treatment facility to deal with personal problems, the National Football League team said on Monday. Manziel, who struggled to live up to his status as a No.
GLENDALE, Arizona, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks were left stunned after coming up one yard short of a second straight Super Bowl title on Sunday following one of the wildest ever finishes to a
PHOENIX, Jan 30 (Reuters) - As fans gather for Sunday's Super Bowl in Arizona, a billboard campaign is seeking to win acceptance for gay players whom the organizers say have been part of the National Football League
PHOENIX - As fans gather for Sunday's