Business

50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties

Jan 22, 2018

A half century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes for victory in Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the former enemy to promote closer ties

Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting

Jan 22, 2018

AP Analysis: Trump's promises to separate his businesses from his presidency left plenty of room for profiting

Oregon voters to decide Medicaid funding as costs rise

Jan 22, 2018

Oregon voters will decide Tuesday whether to fund the state's expansion of Medicaid with taxes on hospitals and health insurers

Tokyo holds evacuation drill to prepare for N. Korean threat

Jan 22, 2018

People huddled into an amusement park basement and a subway station in Tokyo and others ducked and covered their heads at a community center during a drill based on the scenario of an incoming North Korean missile

This Week: Home sales, Caterpillar results, 4Q GDP

Jan 22, 2018

This Week: Home sales, Caterpillar results, 4Q GDP

Iran's navy kicks off annual drill near key Strait of Hormuz

Jan 22, 2018

Iran's state TV says country's navy has kicked off its 2-day annual drill near strategic Strait of Hormuz

Deaths of Canadian billionaire, wife a tantalizing mystery

Jan 22, 2018

The deaths of one of Canada's wealthiest men and his wife remain a tantalizing mystery

Trust in US institutions down dramatically, survey finds

Jan 22, 2018

A survey finds that trust in government, media and other institutions in the United States is down sharply despite a rebounding economy and record highs in the stock market

Asian stocks mixed after US government shutdown

Jan 22, 2018

Asian stock markets are mixed after global investors shrugged off the US government shutdown

Shutdown extends into workweek, as Senate talks continue

Jan 22, 2018

Shutdown continues into workweek, as Senate talks drag on

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