EU's Vestager, Silicon Valley nemesis, doesn't shy from tech

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Union's competition commissioner, Margarethe Vestager, has made her name challenging Silicon Valley tech companies. But the Danish politician isn't exactly a lu...

Patriots the early pick in Las Vegas books

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oddsmakers made the Super Bowl essentially a tossup in opening lines Sunday, though bettors quickly turned the New England Patriots into a slight favorite in what is expected to be th...

After 2016 ruling, battles over juvenile lifer cases persist

Locked up for life at 15, Norman Brown remains defined by the crime that put him behind bars. Twenty-seven years ago, Brown joined a neighbor more than twice his age to rob a jewelry...

Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sociologist Nathan Glazer, who assisted on a classic study of conformity, "The Lonely Crowd," and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, "Beyond the Melting P...

Thom Browne goes for spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Thom Browne provided the biggest spectacle on a relatively quiet day at Paris Fashion Week as some fashion houses decided to switch presentation dates or showing times to avoid Saturday's...

Man United beats Brighton as Solskjaer sets another record

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's record-breaking start to life in the Manchester United dugout continued as Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford struck against Brighton on Saturday to secur...

Millennial Money: Quick ways to boost your savings in 2019

Cheers, friends! It's a new year. Time to set some well-intentioned — but typically doomed — resolutions. Lose 20 pounds. Read 50 books. Save $5,000. Those big reso...

The Latest: Spain to improve conditions at migrant centers

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Spain's government says it will improve conditions at its eight migrant detention center...

German parliament moves to deter migrants from 4 nations

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a government plan to declare three North African nations and Georgia safe countries of origin, a move meant to deter migrants from those countries and stre...

Human Rights Watch: China at most repressive since Tian’anmen massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Jan. 17, international research and advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) published its World Report 2019; a comprehensive review of the current human rights conditio...

Could Dems' 2020 nominee be someone you've never heard of?

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — At 36, Pete Buttigieg is just over the minimum age required to be president of the United States. Outside South Bend, Indiana, the Rust Belt community where he's been mayor sin...

Court stays eviction of Connecticut herbalist's widower

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An appeals court has temporarily stopped the eviction of the widower of famed herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons from her once-acclaimed Connecticut farm after agreeing to hear hi...

Mitchell Zuckoff is writing book about 9-11 terror attacks

NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11 terrorist attacks. Mitchell Zuckoff's "Fall and Rise: The Story ...

John Bogle dies at 89; fought for lower fees for investors

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (AP) — John C. Bogle, who simplified investing for the masses by launching the first index mutual fund and founded Vanguard Group, died Wednesday. He was 89. Bogle ...

John Bogle, Vanguard founder, dies at 89

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (AP) — Vanguard Group founder and investing pioneer John C. Bogle has died at age 89, according to the company. Bogle simplified investing for the masses by introdu...