US average mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.86 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly higher this week amid continued anxiety in financial markets as…

NEW YORK | Cuomo cruises past Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily beat back a primary challenge from activist…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Thousands of North Carolina inmates evacuated

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Utility crews…

WELLNGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand dairy giant posts loss after China stake sours

WELLNGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s largest company, which sells dairy products, said Thursday it will…

WASHINGTON | US plans to sidestep limits on detaining immigrant children

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Thursday it plans to circumvent a longstanding court agreement that…

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Internal strife put aside as Miss America hopefuls arrive

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  — The official arrival of the 51 hopefuls vying for the title of…

LOS ANGELES | Study: TV series hiring more diverse first-time directors

LOS ANGELES — A new study says that the TV industry’s hiring of first-time female directors…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Britain’s May in Kenya to boost economic ties amid Brexit

NAIROBI, Kenya  — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday became the first UK leader to…

BERLIN | German unemployment low amid strong labor market

BERLIN  — The number of people without jobs in Germany dropped slightly in August as the…

NEW YORK | The Latest: Google acts against Iranian influence operation

NEW YORK  — The Latest on tech companies and election interference (all times local): 2:45 p.m.…

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen rebels: Coalition strikes kill dozens, UAE denies it

SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed nearly 30 people in Yemen on Thursday, including four…

NEWARK, N.J | Janet Jackson to receive award at Black Girls Rock awards

NEWARK, N.J — Janet Jackson will receive the rock star award at the 2018 Black Girls…

MOSCOW | Russian ruble tremors continue on sanctions fears

MOSCOW  — The Russian Central Bank said Thursday it will halt foreign currency purchases, a move…

FRANKFURT, Germany VW to launch all-electric car sharing in Berlin

FRANKFURT, Germany  — Volkswagen says it’s launching an all-electric car sharing service in Berlin using its…

MASON, Ohio | Halep beats Barty in first of 2 matches in Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio — Top-ranked Simona Halep won the first of two scheduled matches Friday at the…

PARIS | Benjamin Smith new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions concerned

PARIS  — Unions at Air France-KLM voiced concern after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as the…

NEW DELHI | Indians pay homage to former PM Vajpayee before cremation

NEW DELHI — Thousands of people are paying homage to India’s former Prime Minister Atal Bihari…

LOS ANGELES | Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does ‘racist things’

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, considering a 2020 presidential run, said Thursday that…