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Freddie Mac earns $5 billion in second quarter

August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 30, 2013, file photo, A home is seen for sale Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Gilbert, Ariz. Freddie Mac reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt York) WASHINGTON (AP) — Freddie Mac earned $5 billion from April through June, the seventh straight profitable quarter for the [&hellip...

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US consumer borrowing rose $13.8 billion in June

August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 file photo, Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands, in Atlanta. The Federal Reserve reports how much consumers borrowed in June on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP...

Eyebrow waxing and cafe lattes at the drugstore?

August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This Wednesday, May 15, 2013, photo, shows frozen yogurt machines at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, in New York .The nation’s major drugstore chains are opening more in-store clinics in response to the massive U.S. health care...

Weak earnings tug stocks lower on Wall Street

August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, Specialist Fabian Caceres, background right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets fell Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 led by a plunge in Japan’s benchmark...

Manning’s max possible sentence cut to 90 years

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 30, 2013 file photo, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md. after receiving a verdict in his court martial. Few Americans in living memory have emerged from obscurity to become such polarizing...

AP sources: First charges filed in Benghazi attack

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. News reports say the Justice Department has filed the...

Rep: Jazz keyboardist George Duke dies at 67

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 13, 2009 file photo, US jazz artist George Duke performs on the Stravinski Hall stage at the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. Duke, 67, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused...

NTSB: Capt took command before NY landing accident

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, July 22, 2013, file photo, a Southwest airlines plane rests on the tarmac after what officials say was a nose gear collapse during a landing at LaGuardia Airport, in New York. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday,...

US embassy closures a window into threat concern

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint on a road leading to the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. The U.S. Embassy in Bahrain was among 19 American diplomatic outposts ordered closed following terror...

Pa. man charged with killing 3: Town stole my home

August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The property of Rockne Newell is seen, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Saylorsburg, Pa. Newell has been arraigned on homicide charges and other counts after police say he fatally shot three people during a municipal meeting in the Poconos on Monday night, amid a...