BEIJING (Reuters) - Negotiations on a trade pact between a dozen countries around the Pacific Rim will take whatever time they need as the deal has to be both ambitious and comprehensive, U.S. trade representative Michael Froman said on Saturday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Best-selling young adult fiction writer Ned Vizzini, whose 2006 semi-autobiographical novel "It's Kind of a Funny Story" won plaudits for its portrayal of teenage depression and was adapted as a Hollywood film, has died at age 32.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The family of an unarmed man shot dead by Los Angeles police after a car chase filed a $20 million claim with the city on Friday, and the man's 80-year-old father described to reporters his reaction to seeing the shooting live o...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Duck Dynasty" reality TV personality Phil Robertson, who has been suspended from the hit show for making comments condemning homosexuality, made similar remarks in a religious speech given two years before the series began its run on cable network A&E.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators believe that overseas hackers were responsible for the cyber attack on U.S. retailer Target Corp that compromised up to 40 million payment cards during the first three weeks of the holiday shopping season, a person...
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - North Carolina said on Friday it was no longer in the running to build Boeing Co's new commercial jetliner, as the Chicago-based company shortened its list of potential sites for the factory...
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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A federal judge struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional on Friday, handing a major victory to gay rights activists in a conservative state where the Mormon church wields considerable influence.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Tom Cruise on Friday settled a $50 million defamation lawsuit against a German media company that published a report saying the Hollywood star had "abandoned" his daughter Suri after his divorce from actress Katie Holmes.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks rose on Friday, capping the best week for major indexes in months as unexpectedly strong data on economic growth increased confidence that the recovery was accelerating.
LONDON (Reuters) - Historic theatres in London's West End were undergoing checks on Friday after the ceiling of one collapsed, injuring dozens and raising fears about safety at some of the world's oldest and most elegant playhouses.
DENVER (Reuters) - Prosecutors have dropped domestic violence charges against goaltender Semyon Varlamov of the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche because they cannot prove that he assaulted his girlfriend, the Denver District Attorney's Offic...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in almost two years in the third quarter, the government said on Friday as it revised its estimates of business and consumer spending higher.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A 93-year-old Florida man believed to be the country's oldest mayor is seeking re-election for a 20th term in office.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama declined to engage in a bout of political soul-searching on Friday and said that despite a botched health care rollout and stalled legislative initiatives, his year had not been all that bad.
LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley has sold the majority of its global physical oil trading operations to Russian state-run oil major Rosneft, becoming the latest Wall Street firm to dispose of a major part of its commodity business.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a central Florida school district for denying a seventh grader the right to form an on-campus club that promotes a safe and welcoming environment for students regardless of their...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co mailed incorrect replacements for payment cards to about 4,000 people for the state of Connecticut after personal data stored at the bank was accessed in a cyber attack this summer.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The subway delivering New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the latest stop on his legacy tour was running late.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's plans for the U.S. nuclear weapons complex, including modernization of bombs, delivery systems and laboratories, will cost the country about $355 billion over the next decade, the Congressional Budget O...