• Correction: Algeria-Oil Prices story

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about OPEC’s deal to curb oil production, The Associated Press misspelled the Algerian energy minister’s name. It is Noureddine Boutarfa, not Bouarfaa.

  • New Mexico governor convenes Legislature to rewrite budget

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced Wednesday she will convene a special session of the Legislature to try and plug a budget shortfall linked a downturn in oil and natural gas markets and also push for a vote on whether to reinstate the death penalty.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen takes her seat on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, before the House Financial Services Committee hearing. Yellen is likely to face sharp questions from a House committee today over whether there was a failure in oversight by federal banking regulators involving Wells Fargo. The nation's second largest bank engaged in practices that allegedly allowed the bank to open millions of accounts without customers' permission. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Yellen says rate hike likely appropriate this year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no “fixed timetable” for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year.