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  • House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) holds a copy of the United States constitution during a press conference at the Republican National Committee in Capitol Hill, Washington, U.S., July 6, 2016.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan also tells Politico he has doubts that he can work with Hillary Clinton.

  • A protester's sign reads 'Dump Trump' during a campaign rally for Donald Trump

    There's still a chance Republican delegates opposed to Trump could spark an uprising, and there are three ways they can dump him.

  • Newborn baby crying

    The average national cost for a routine vaginal delivery is $8,775, and $11,525 for c-sections.

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether Miami can pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. Last September, the Atlanta- based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower...

  • LeBron James leads Cleveland Cavaliers to NBA title

    The Cavaliers defeated the Warriors to become the first team to come back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the NBA Finals.

  • LeBron James and Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 in Oakland.

    The Cavaliers won their first championship in franchise history with a 93-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors, the New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, June 10- With the S&P 500 again coming close to a record this week before falling back, investors will turn next week to a full slate of economic data and a Federal Reserve meeting in hope of fresh reasons whether to drive stocks to new highs. "Equities are having a difficult time finding a rationale to punch through to a new high," said Peter Kenny, senior market...

  • NEW YORK, June 8- The U.S. dollar fell for a fourth straight session on Wednesday on waning expectations of a near-term Federal Reserve interest rate hike, while an index of world equity markets advanced to a six-week high. The dollar hit a five-week low against a basket of currencies as traders reduced bets of an imminent U.S. rate increase following a weak jobs...

  • NEW YORK, June 8- The U.S. dollar fell on Wednesday on waning expectations of a near-term interest rate hike and an index of world equity markets advanced to a six-week high. The dollar fell to a five-week low against a basket of currencies as traders reduced bets of an imminent U.S. interest rate increase following a poor jobs report and perceived dovish comments...

  • NEW YORK, June 8- The U.S. dollar fell on Wednesday on waning expectations of a near-term interest rate hike, boosting commodity prices, while an index of world equity markets advanced toward a six-week high. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday. "A positive move develops its own momentum," said Bruce McCain, chief investment strategist at Key Private Bank in...

  • *Oil recovers from lows on hopes for OPEC meeting output cut. Oil prices ended lower but recovered from the day's worst levels after OPEC sources said the group will likely consider a production curb at its meeting on Thursday in Vienna. Global manufacturing activity remained stuck in a rut last month with factory output from Asia, Europe and the Americas barely...

  • *Oil recovers from lows on hopes for OPEC meeting output cut. Oil prices ended lower but recovered from the day's worst levels after OPEC sources said the group will likely consider a production curb at its meeting on Thursday in Vienna. Global manufacturing activity remained stuck in a rut last month with factory output from Asia, Europe and the Americas barely...

  • *Oil recovers from lows on hopes for OPEC meeting output cut. Oil prices ended lower but recovered from the day's worst levels after OPEC sources said the group will likely consider a production curb at its meeting on Thursday in Vienna. Global manufacturing activity remained stuck in a rut last month with factory output from Asia, Europe and the Americas barely...

  • *Oil stumbles on bets OPEC refrains from holding production. Oil prices had tumbled earlier on expectations major oil producers would not reach a deal to freeze output at an OPEC meeting on Thursday before buying emerged in late trading. "The numbers are not bad; they're just not good either," Bruce McCain, chief investment strategist at Key Private Bank in...

  • June 1- Wall Street kicked off June on a sluggish note on Wednesday, as investors sifted through a raft of manufacturing data from around the world. Global manufacturing activity remained stuck in a rut last month with factory output from Asia, Europe and the Americas barely improving, surveys released on Wednesday showed. "The numbers are not bad; they're just not...

  • Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors guards LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

    The NBA Finals are a sequel to last year with the Golden State Warriors battling the Cleveland Cavaliers, but when it comes to ticket prices, it’s a new story.

  • Travelers are screened by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers at a security check point at O'Hare Airport on June 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

    Authorities open extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

  • ABU DHABI, May 22- Thousands of layoffs at state-linked companies in Abu Dhabi are a fresh sign the Gulf's wealthy oil states are hunkering down for a long period of austerity as low crude prices pressure their economies. Since mid-2015, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other countries in the region have curbed spending on some construction...

  • *Fed minutes help revive prospects of a near-term rate hike. NEW YORK, May 19- Stocks around the world sold off on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained, pressuring oil and other commodities, as investors absorbed the possibility that the U.S. Speaking on Thursday, New York Fed President William Dudley said the U.S. economy could be strong enough to warrant an...

  • NEW YORK, May 12- For people who are relocating and cannot visit a property in person, technology has made the hurry-up buying process so comfortable that 21 percent of homebuyers say they have made an offer on a house without seeing it first, according to a new survey from real-estate brokerage Redfin. Frank Hagler and his wife went all the way through the purchase...