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New details emerge on drug that may slow…

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why one study of it succeeded and another failed

Horizon Air warns about lax safety culture among its pilots

Horizon Air’s head of flight operations recently warned of a lax safety culture among the airline’s pilots and has called for urgent action to prevent a serious air accident

Holiday money-saving strategies that can backfire

Common shopping strategies meant to save money can instead lead to overspending, but you can take steps to ensure holiday shopping doesn’t come back to bite you in January

Pelosi sets showdown vote on Medicare drug…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a showdown vote next week on her bill empowering Medicare to negotiate prices for costly prescription drugs

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Airbnb introduces new rules to rein in parties…

Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at a California Airbnb rental

Amid scandal, UAW leaders name Rory Gamble as president

Members of the United Auto Workers union's executive board have voted to make Acting President Rory Gamble the union's top leader

UK anti-fraud agency investigating commodities…

Glencore says it’s facing an investigation by the British government’s fraud investigator amid suspicions of bribery involving the Swiss-based commodities giant

The Latest: French protesters set fires amid…

Small groups of protesters in France are hurling flares, smashing store windows and setting fires in eastern Paris amid mass strikes over the government’s retirement reform

Markets Right Now: Stocks turn lower in midday trading

Stocks edged lower in midday trading Thursday as investors waited for the latest news on negotiations to end the trade war between the U.S. and China.

GM, Korea's LG Chem in venture to build factory in Ohio

General Motors and Korea's LG Chem have formed a joint venture to build an electric vehicle battery cell factory near Lordstown, Ohio, east of Cleveland

Maldives wants to restructure debt to China

The Maldives foreign minister says his country needs to restructure its massive debt to China, which he says has put the Indian ocean archipelago in a difficult situation

US trade gap narrows 7.6% to $47.2 billion in…

US trade gap narrows to $47.2 billion in October; deficit with China drops

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United's Kirby to take over for CEO Oscar Munoz

United Airlines will be under new leadership next year with the company's president, Scott Kirby, taking over as CEO for Oscar Munoz

Voluntary evacuation order issued in Texas city…

Officials in Port Neches, Texas, have issued a voluntary evacuation order for the city's 50,000 residents after elevated chemical levels were detected in the air one week after two major explosions at a chemical plant

Portugal resists US appeal to bar Huawei from 5G…

Portugal says it won’t exclude Chinese companies from supplying technology for the country’s next-generation 5G wireless network

Farage’s Brexit Party hit by split a week before…

Britain is holding a general election a week from now and fractures are emerging within jittery political parties unsure how a volatile electorate will judge them

Indonesia to fire airline CEO over smuggling accusation

Indonesia's state-owned enterprise minister says he will fire and seek the prosecution of the head of the national airline after he was implicated in the smuggling a Harley Davidson motorcycle into the country on a new jet

Belarus’ leader vows the country won’t become…

The president of Belarus says the country will never become part of another state, even a “brotherly” one like Russia

Turkish committee backs contentious maritime deal…

The Turkish parliament's foreign affairs committee has endorsed a controversial deal on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean reached between Turkey and Libya's U.N.-supported government

A look at France's heated debate over pensions

A look at the changes the French government wants to make to the pensions system, and why it is generating heated debate.

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German factory orders drop in October as economy struggles

German factory orders dropped in October driven by a sharp decline in domestic activity, suggesting industrial activity in the coming months will remain slow as the economy remains sluggish

OPEC debates deeper production cuts to push up…

The countries that make up the OPEC oil-producing cartel are meeting to decide whether to cut down on their production and push up prices of fuel and energy

UK election is full of dirty tricks and political clicks

Britain is proving a lawless landscape for political mudslingers mining cyberspace for votes in an election that could determine the U.K.'s relationship with the European Union