U.S. stocks slipped on Wednesday after a report had the U.S. services sector expanding less than expected, countering upbeat data on the labor market that had Wall Street on uncertain footing on when to expect the Federal Reserve to start cutting stimulus.
A truck carrying dangerous radioactive material used in medical treatments was stolen in central Mexico, the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency said Tuesday.
The average debt for four-year college graduates in the US is creeping up to the $30,000 mark, and in some states has already surpassed it.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's largest newspaper is for sale. Providence Journal owner A.H. Belo Corp. announced Wednesday that it has hired an investment bank to seek buyers for the paper, which Belo purchased in 1996.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. private-sector hiring rose in November at the fastest clip in a year, opening the door wider for the Federal Reserve to start trimming its bond purchases within the next few months.