Dow closes up triple digits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Monday, the first trading day of the month, helped by a decline in the dollar index. The U.S. dollar index hit its more…

Leaked papers show U.S. pressuring EU on trade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DEUTSCHE WELLE) German media say secret documents reveal the US has pressured the EU to approve a transatlantic free trade deal. The reports say Washington may block easier more…

Many San Franciscans ready to leave city

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Residents of the California's Bay Area are eyeing the exits. Some 34 percent of San Francisco-area residents are considering leaving because of high housing costs and more…

Teacher sick-out closes most Detroit schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT FREE PRESS) A mass of teacher sickouts has shut down 94 schools in Detroit Public Schools today, as teachers protest the news Saturday that the district won't more…

Obama budgets $1.3 billion for illegal minors

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3252824" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama[/caption] President Obama has set aside an estimated $1.3 billion in his wish-list budget proposal to provide $17,613 for each and every of more…

Puerto Rico to default on debt payment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Puerto Rico will default on a $422 million bond payment for its Government Development Bank, escalating what is turning into the biggest crisis ever in the $3.7 more…

Trump: China allowed to 'rape' U.S.

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer qkyhzJ8O] Donald Trump, Republican front-runner for president, told an Indiana crowd that China must be reeled in – that the communist-controlled country has been allowed to essentially more…