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'We're still in the war': Chicagoans battle flow of firearms

Dec. 10, 2018 2:58 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Ke'Shon Newman's daily routine is guided by guns — the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other firearms that torment his South Side neighborhood. He walks on brightly lit streets, the ones lined with Jamaican jerk and seafood joints, minimarkets, the White Castle, a Shell gas...

Abandoned train depot becomes a restaurant, bourbon bar

Dec. 9, 2018 10:34 AM EST

PARIS, Ky. (AP) — More than 200 people came out in a steady rain to welcome back an old friend: the Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot, which had mostly stood abandoned and crumbling since passenger train service ended 50 years ago. After a complete renovation, the Victorian-style depot now houses...

Dow's recovery helps shore up markets around the world

Dec. 7, 2018 7:59 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Shares rebounded in Europe and Asia on Friday as worries over U.S.-China trade friction were calmed by conciliatory comments from Beijing. Attention was turning toward upcoming U.S. jobs data. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, stock markets made up around half of Thursday's losses in morning trading....

Markets Right Now: US stocks dive as trade jitters return

Dec. 4, 2018 4:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks took a nosedive on Wall Street as investors worried that a U.S.-China trade truce reached over the weekend wasn't all it was cracked up to be. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank almost 800 points Tuesday....

Markets Right Now: A late rally fades, leaving stocks lower

Nov. 29, 2018 4:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street after a mid-afternoon rally faded away. The modest declines Thursday came after three days of gains, including the market's biggest jump in eight months on Wednesday....

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge on hint of slower rate hikes

Nov. 28, 2018 4:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks surged on Wall Street, powering a 600-point gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, after the head of the Federal Reserve hinted at slower interest rate increases. The market snapped higher shortly after noon...

Foreign exchange: Norwegian, US racers share tips for speed

Nov. 28, 2018 4:12 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Norwegians reveled in teammate Kjetil Jansrud's super-G win last weekend at Lake Louise. So did the Americans. Not to the same extent, obviously — "they win a lot," downhiller Jared Goldberg cracked — but Jansrud's speedy performance at least showed the U.S....

Markets cautious as world leaders head to summit

Nov. 28, 2018 8:02 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were modestly higher Wednesday as world leaders began heading for a G-20 summit where trade wars, oil prices and other key issues to the economy will likely be discussed. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was up 0.4 percent at 5,004.04, while Germany's DAX added 0.2 percent to...

Asian shares rise despite Trump's latest talk on tariffs

Nov. 26, 2018 10:46 PM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets clocked more gains Tuesday ahead of a meeting between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 summit this week, despite President Donald Trump's comments that it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs as Beijing requested. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei...

S&P 500 slides into 'correction' for second time this year

Nov. 23, 2018 3:30 PM EST

U.S. stocks closed lower after a shortened session Friday, bumping the benchmark S&P 500 index into a correction, or drop of 10 percent below its most recent all-time high in September. Energy companies led the market slide as the price of U.S. crude oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than a year,...