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Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the third time this year and foresees three additional hikes in 2018, a vote of confidence that the U.S. economy remains on solid footing 8½ years after the end of the Great Recession....



The Latest: Fed sees 'modest lift' to growth from tax cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local):...



As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight
NEW YORK (AP) -- As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight....



US stocks indexes close mostly higher after Fed rate hike
The major U.S. stock indexes finished mostly higher Wednesday, with small companies notching big gains as lawmakers in the House and Senate reached a deal on a sweeping tax reform package....



Trump condo prices falling in Manhattan, report finds
NEW YORK (AP) -- In Manhattan, where Donald Trump built his empire, prices for condos in buildings bearing his gilded name are falling in the first year of his presidency....



Justice Department confirms criminal probe in Uber case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A recent letter from the U.S. Attorney's office confirms the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation connected to allegations that a former Uber executive stole self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off to help the ride-hailing service build robotic vehicles....



Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results
BOSTON (AP) -- Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out new features on its Bing search engine powered by artificial intelligence, including one that summarizes the two opposing sides of contentious questions, and another that measures how many reputable sources are behind a given answer....



Megyn Kelly takes on sexual misconduct topic, finds audience
NEW YORK (AP) -- Three months ago the idea that Megyn Kelly would make news this week about President Donald Trump seemed unthinkable, but it illustrates her journey in establishing her NBC show as a destination for a national discussion about sexual misconduct....



Gossip editors face HR training after harassment allegations
NEW YORK (AP) -- The company that publishes Us Weekly, the National Enquirer and other gossip publications is hiring outside human resources experts to train its managers in "sexual harassment prevention and sensitivity," an internal email shows. This comes one week after The Associated Press revealed that the company's top editor had twice been the subject of sexual misconduct investigations....



Walmart gives workers a way to get paid earlier
NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart is providing workers with an app aimed at helping them budget their money and get paid before payday....