Fed may hint on rate-hike plan as it prepares for policy turn
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday could offer fresh clues on when it plans to begin lifting interest rates and how quickly it will move, as it prepares for a momentous policy turn after years of aggressive monetary stimulus.
Texas Woman Set to Die for Starvation of Child, 9
Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade agp/. Lisa Coleman is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening in ...
Mary Bonauto and Harvard Math Professor Win $625000 MacArthur 'Genius ...
In this Sept. 4, 2014 photo provided by the John D. and Catherine Civil rights attorney Mary Bonauto was one of 21 people to receive a "genius grant" from the MacArthur Foundation for her work with same-sex marriage and gay rights. Courtesy of the John D.
Britons gather stones at Scotland-England border to support the union before vote
GRETNA, Scotland — It began in July with a single stone placed along a bend in the River Sark, the muddy trickle in a sea of green fields where Scotland and England meet — and where they could diverge if Scots choose to break from Britain in Thursday's ...