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Friday, Aug 22, 2014

US & World News

Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing

Yellen's Jackson Hole speech to be studied for any clear hint on timing of first Fed rate hike
Updated: 3 hours ago

Met Opera, remaining unions reach labor agreements

Metropolitan Opera, remaining unions reach labor agreements; season starts Sept. 22
Updated: 58 mins ago
Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

Malaysia mourns as bodies from plane shot down over Ukraine return home
Updated: 1 hour ago
Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Missouri governor pulls National Guard from Ferguson; of 163 arrests, 7 are city residents
Updated: 1 hour ago
Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

Police: Couple used dog as lure to kidnap 2 Amish girls in New York, released them out of fear
Updated: 1 hour ago
10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday
Updated: 2 hours ago
Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

Dominican Republic bans concert by Miley Cyrus, saying her actions 'go against morals'
Updated: 3 hours ago
American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

US Ebola survivor thanks God, experimental drug and American doctors for saving his life
Updated: 4 hours ago
Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

4 firefighters hurt when ladder gets close to power line during ice bucket challenge
Updated: 4 hours ago
Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two we...
Updated: 4 hours ago