• Monday, August 24, 2015

    Another losing day on Wall Street as early rally fades; Dow sheds more than 200 points

  • Former NBC reporter Jamie Gangel joins CNN

    NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime NBC News correspondent Jamie Gangel is coming out of retirement to join CNN.

  • In this June 16, 2015 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus in Washington. Although Biden has yet to make a decision on a run for the presidency, his advisers say the discussions taking form in the last several weeks are serious enough that the vice president and his associates have started gaming out mechanics like fundraising, ballot deadlines and an early primary state strategy.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

    Film industry spokeswoman to be Biden’s communications chief

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has chosen a top film industry official and former spokeswoman for John Edwards’ 2008 presidential campaign to be his new communications director, the White House said Monday.

  • President Barack Obama, right, rides a bike with his daughter Malia, left, in West Tisbury, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Obama and his family vacation every August on Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fall

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama may have finally shed his summer curse — just in time for a daunting fall.

  • Republican presidential candidate, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, center, visits with two men after he presented his health care plan, during a visit to Cass Screw Machine Products, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Walker’s health plan hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Scott Walker’s plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law hinges on what many see as a nearly insurmountable obstacle — getting 60 votes in the Senate.

  • Saturday, August 22, 2015

    US airman says train attacker ‘ready to fight to the end’ and ‘so were we’