Economy

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed rate announcement

Dec 13, 2017

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike

The Latest: Restaurant says it takes harassment seriously

Dec 13, 2017

Five female kitchen workers in Boston are detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit they're filing against a national restaurant chain

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee leaves behind city in turmoil

Dec 13, 2017

San Francisco went from a city struggling from recession to a technology-fueled economic powerhouse under Mayor Ed Lee, who died Tuesday at 65

Court keeps ban on new mining claims around Grand Canyon

Dec 13, 2017

A U.S. appeals court has kept in place an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon

Poland's PM: we don't want a divided Europe of 2 speeds

Dec 12, 2017

Poland's new prime minister has told parliament that his government opposes what he calls a two-speed European Union that he says divides nations into better and worse ones

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Dec 12, 2017

Big-company stocks notched gains on Wall Street, bringing more records for major indexes, but smaller companies lagged behind.

Venezuela orders probe into ex-oil czar, UN ambassador

Dec 12, 2017

The chief prosecutor in Venezuela says his office has launched a probe into the country's former oil czar and ambassador to the United Nations

Brazil court: Rio's ex-mayor ineligible for public office

Dec 12, 2017

A Brazilian court has ruled that Rio de Janeiro's former mayor is ineligible to run for public office for eight years as a result of his alleged abuse of political and economic power during 2016 mayoral elections

Homeless in Rio skyrockets, creating tensions, violence

Dec 12, 2017

The homeless population in Rio de Janeiro has skyrocketed, leading to tensions that city officials are scrambling to address

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November

Dec 12, 2017

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November, led by big spike in gasoline prices

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
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Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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Wind: SE - 25 KPH