KANSAS CITY, Mo | Kansas State hires NDSU’s Klieman to lead football program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State hired Chris Klieman of North Dakota State to lead its…

WASHINGTON | Fed: Some US businesses’ debt at highest level in 2 decades

WASHINGTON — American corporations have elevated their debt loads to potentially risky levels, the Federal Reserve…

WASHINGTON | US average mortgage rates flat to higher; 30-year 4.94 pct.

WASHINGTON — U.S. long-term mortgage rates were steady to slightly up this week, at their highest…

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkish President Erdogan says order for Saudi journalist’s killing came from highest level of Saudi government

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Erdogan says order for Saudi journalist‘s killing came from highest level…

WASHINGTON | Wages surge as US adds a robust 250,000 jobs in October

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses ramped up hiring in October, and wages rose by the largest year-over-year…

NEW YORK | Apple drags stocks lower; high-dividend companies also dip

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are slipping Friday as a big loss from Apple drags technology companies…

NEW YORK | US stocks edge higher after strong jobs report; Apple sinks

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are slipping Friday as a big loss from Apple drags technology…

WASHINGTON  | US adds robust 250,000 jobs; pay growth fastest since 2009

WASHINGTON  — The final major economic report before Tuesday’s congressional elections showed that U.S. employers added…

BRUSSELS | Eurozone inflation spikes to near 6-year high

BRUSSELS  — Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone has risen to its highest…

WASHINGTON | US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that…

MILAN | Italian markets hit by concerns over budget spat

MILAN  — Italy’s financial markets are shaken following the European Union’s stinging rebuke of the new…

WASHINGTON | US mortgage rates fall slightly; 30-year at 4.85 percent

WASHINGTON— Long-term U.S. mortgage rates dipped slightly this week, taking a pause after weeks of steady…

WASHINGTON  | US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

WASHINGTON  — U.S. home construction fell 5.3 percent in September, a sign that rising mortgage rates…

WASHINGTON | US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years

WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018, its highest…

WASHINGTON | Mortgage rates leap to 7-year highs; 30-year at 4.90 percent

WASHINGTON — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates leaped this week to their highest levels in seven years…

LOUISVILLE, Ky | Kentucky bourbon inventory at highest level since 1972

LOUISVILLE, Ky— Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries ratcheted up production again last year, boosting overall inventory to 7.5…

WASHINGTON | US trade deficit widened to $50.1 billion in July

WASHINGTON— The U.S. trade deficit widened for the second straight month in July, reaching the highest…

BATON ROUGE, La | Louisiana elections chief quits amid sexual misconduct claim

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With calls for his resignation increasing, Louisiana’s secretary of state announced…

WASHINGTON | US mortgage rates highest since 2013; 30-year at 4.58 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates continued to climb this week, reaching their highest level…

European car sales at highest level in 10 years

MILAN/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Car sales in Europe topped the 15-million mark for the first time in…

2016 traffic deaths jump to highest level in nearly a decade

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — A jump in traffic fatalities last year pushed deaths on U.S. roads to…