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Puerto Rico Erupts at Governor, but Power Resides Far Away

Infuriated by years of recession, corruption and living under a bankrupt government, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans protested in Old San Juan, demanding the...

Ukraine Blames Kremlin for Rejecting Effort to Swap Prisoners

Ukrainian sailors at court in Moscow on July 17. Photographer: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty Images Photographer: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty Images Ukraine blamed Russia for...

U.S. Jobless Claims Edge Up to 216,000, Matching Projections

Workers powder-coat components at a facility in Williamsburg, Iowa. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits rose slightly while still remaining...

GrandVision Surges After Ray-Ban Maker Begins Takeover Talks

Photographer: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg Photographer: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg GrandVision NV surged for a second day after Ray-Ban sunglasses owner EssilorLuxottica SA began takeover talks in a deal...

Here’s the Lineup for the Second Democratic Presidential Debate

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, and Bernie Sanders during the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27. Photographer: Drew Angerer/Getty Images  Photographer: Drew Angerer/Getty Images  The...

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2020 candidates pitch African American voters at Essence Fest

Elizabeth Warren touted her support for equal pay. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shared his thoughts about his biracial family. Sen. Cory Booker...

Allies should focus specifically on transgender issues in wake of violence: Activists

As LGBTQ allies join in on Pride celebrations around the country, advocates say it's a good time to think about how supporters can offer better...

Severe weather possible in Heartland, as Southwest braces for more heat

The storm system that brought all the severe weather and flooding rain for the eastern U.S. will finally move into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday....

Explosions rock refinery in Philadelphia; no injuries reported

Firefighters in Philadelphia were still battling a massive blaze at a Philadelphia Energy Solution refinery Friday morning that was ignited by a series of explosions...

Texas police officer dies after being shot in the line of duty, officials say

A 13-year veteran police corporal died Thursday night after being shot in the line of duty in Mission, Texas. It was the first time the...