Why China's wealthy elite are losing faith in their country's future: William Stanton

While the world too often underestimates or overlooks Taiwan’s achievements, it also often underestimates China’s challenges, exaggerates its strengths, and forgets its weaknesses. Given t...

2020 tests if Dems can win enough black voters without Obama

DETROIT (AP) — When Barack Obama was on the ballot in 2008 and 2012, there was no question that Terrance Holmes would vote for the first black president. But as he helped fix cars this week at a repai...

Taiwan's Central Bank calls for minimum wage increase

(Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Central Bank Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) has called for a reasonable increase to the national minimum wage, invoking resistance from business leaders. Governor Yang mainta...

Kamala Harris proposes $100B in homeownership assistance

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris is proposing $100 billion in federal grants to pay for down payment and closing costs. She says her plan would help cl...

San Francisco: More homeless living in vehicles

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most homeless people in San Francisco sleep in parks and on sidewalks but a growing number are living out of their vehicles, helping fuel an overall 17% increase in homelessness i...

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___ Why wealth gap has grown despite record-long economic growth WASHINGTON (AP) — As it enters its 11th year, America's economic expansion is now the longest on re...

Why wealth gap has grown despite record-long economic growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — As it enters its 11th year, America's economic expansion is now the longest on record — a streak that has shrunk unemployment, swelled household wealth, revived the housing market an...

Why wealth gap has grown despite record-long economic growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — As it enters its 11th year, America's economic expansion is now the longest on record — a streak that has shrunk unemployment, swelled household wealth, revived the housing market an...

AP-NORC Poll: Trump not boosted by strong American economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The solid economy is doing little to bolster support for President Donald Trump. Americans give Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth ...

UEFA wants to meet with clubs, leagues over Champions League

PARIS (AP) — Europe's top clubs and leagues have been invited to meet with UEFA after weeks of public barbs about Champions League reforms. UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has call...

Truck drivers become key EU election issue in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The future of Bulgaria's vast number of low-wage truck drivers has become a top campaign issue in the country heading into European Parliament elections, with debates raging on ...

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___ Can US, China salvage their talks and end trade war? WASHINGTON (AP) — A breakdown in trade talks between the United States and China is spooking financial mark...

The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): 11 a.m. Amazon Go has opened its first cash-taking convenienc...

San Francisco to join list of those banning cashless stores

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment. If approved by the Board of Supervisors at a meeting Tuesday, San Francisco...

Ajax rebuffs Champions League elite on and off the field

GENEVA (AP) — By taking down two of the biggest names in soccer, Ajax thumbed its nose to the money behind them. The Dutch team's astonishing run to the Champions League semifinals, ...