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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government is seeking the forfeiture of more than $1 billion in assets that federal officials say were misappropriated from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. The Justice Department filed civil complaints on Wednesday and Attorney General...
CHICAGO (AP) — Raising kids costs a lot of money, so when they finally strike out on their own it stands to reason that parents would have more money to spend, save or invest. How they spend that money can have large consequences for their retirement security. A report by Boston...
CHICAGO (AP) — Raising kids is expensive, so when they strike out on their own it seems logical that parents would have more money to save for retirement. But that's not always the case. A new report by Boston College's Center for Retirement Research says empty nesters do...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense and foreign ministers from more than 30 nations are gathering in Washington to plan the next steps in the fight against the Islamic State and to determine what more they can do as the fights for key cities in Iraq and Syria move forward. Defense...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking stock of his work to improve the standard of living in developing countries with a keynote address to a summit on global development. Development workers, representatives from the public and private sectors, diplomats,...
MT. PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — Tom Vilsack's political story already reads like a modern Horatio Alger tale: a humble beginning at an orphanage in Pittsburgh, a rise to governor of Iowa and then to the nation's secretary of agriculture. Back in Iowa last weekend, Vilsack declined to...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT): 9:50 p.m. Republicans are breaking out into chants of "lock her up" as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tries to impugn Hillary Clinton's character in his speech to the Republican National...
CLEVELAND (AP) — After a chaotic start, Donald Trump is under pressure to steady his Republican convention as a plagiarism charge and other unforced errors threaten to overshadow GOP efforts to unify behind him. Still, barring last-minute complications, the unorthodox...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police trying to keep protests from turning violent during the Republican convention are relying heavily on officers on bikes, who are not only more maneuverable but are seen as friendlier and less intimidating. Police Chief Calvin Williams said the...
PARIS (AP) — Two attackers seized hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen on Tuesday, killing one...
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the U.N. Mine...
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) temperature recorded...
BERLIN (AP) — The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne...
BERLIN (AP) — The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne...
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — When young entrepreneurs ask Tom Dougherty for advice about whether to start a business, he...