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Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap: GAO

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional...

Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel‑held border crossing in eastern...

Foley captors 'demanded $132m ransom'

Journalist James Foley's jihadist captors had demanded a ransom of 100 million euros -- $132 million -- for his release, his employer said Thursday...

Europeans in push for new UN resolution on Gaza

Britain, France and Germany have put forward key points of a new UN Security Council resolution on Gaza in a fresh bid to end six weeks of violence,...

 

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S&P 500 tops record on economy data as treasuries, oil rise

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose to a record, while oil advanced with bonds, amid optimism the Federal Reserve is committed to supporting a...

Why do analysts like American Airlines so much?

Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Douglas Lavanture discusses the most loved and hated U. S. stocks with Olivia Sterns on "Bottom...

Islamic State militants pose imminent threat to US, Hagel says

The militant Islamic State poses an “imminent threat” to the U. S. and may take years to...

EBay rises on report of possible PayPal spinoff next year

EBay Inc. shares climbed after The Information reported the company could spin off its payment unit as soon as next year.