Millennial Money: Playing catch-up with credit cards

Dec 18, 2018

Millennials have fewer credit cards than other generations, but that doesn't mean they dislike them

US home construction rose last month, led by apartments

Dec 18, 2018

US home construction rose last month, lifted by apartments, as single-family home building falls

For Trump, the economy is a potential 2020 storm cloud

Dec 18, 2018

The greatest threat to President Donald Trump's re-election bid could be an economic slowdown. And the president knows it.

Chicago police: 2 officers die after being struck by train

Dec 18, 2018

Chicago police say two officers have died after being struck by a train while investigating reports of gunfire

World stock markets stabilize as focus turns to Fed

Dec 18, 2018

World stocks stabilize, with Wall Street expected to edge up after heavy losses the day before, as traders prepare for a likely rate hike by the Federal Reserve

Japan to spend more on defense, refit first aircraft carrier

Dec 18, 2018

Japan plans its first aircraft carrier and big increases in defense spending and weapons capability, according to defense guidelines that cite the need to counter threats from North Korea and China and other vulnerabilities

Report: Russia still using social media to roil US politics

Dec 18, 2018

Report: Russia's efforts to use social media to roil US politics are ongoing

Asian shares slip as traders ready for Fed rate hike

Dec 18, 2018

Asian markets fall as traders ready for Fed rate hike amid expectations of slower growth

AP source: Astros agree to 2-year deal with Michael Brantley

Dec 18, 2018

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the Houston Astros have agreed to a two-year deal with free agent outfielder Michael Brantley

Groups sue to block oil production in Alaska's Beaufort Sea

Dec 18, 2018

Conservation groups sued Monday to block an oil-drilling project in federal Arctic waters

Weather, 20 December
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