Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
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Authorities say they are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman in Conway as a homicide.
Investigators told local media outlets that Eboni Drayton was found dead from being beaten in the head around 9 p.m. Friday.
Horry County Police are investigating the incident and have not announced any arrests.
Authorities did not release any details on what led to Drayton's death.
The Massachusetts Democrat is joining a bipartisan congressional delegation led by Congressman James Lankford, a Republican from Oklahoma.
Kennedy said it's critical to work with the nation's partners in Central America to address violence, drugs and human trafficking to help stem the humanitarian crisis that is driving thousands from the region to cross the border.
The mother of the boy who brought a gun that fired and wounded a classmate at a Bremerton elementary school has been sentenced to 14 months behind bars.
The gun fired inside the backpack, critically wounding an 8-year-old classmate, Amina Kocer Bowman.
Quarterback Kyle Orton agreed to sign with the Buffalo Bills in addressing the team's lengthy search for an established veteran to play behind second-year starter EJ Manuel.
A person familiar with the deal confirmed the agreement on Saturday, and spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills have not announced the move.
With Manuel also out with a knee injury at the time, the Bills scrambled to acquire Lewis in a trade with Detroit and sign Matt Leinart, who was then cut after struggling in his preseason debut.
The first-round pick finished 4-6 and missed time because of three separate knee injuries.
The Manuel-led starters combined to score four field goals and two touchdowns in five preseason games.
Investigators say the two men who were killed at an empty textile plant in Greenville were both security guards.
The coroner's office identified the victims of the shooting early Friday morning as 65-year-old Bobby Wood and 53-year-old Richard Ellison.
Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans said both men died from multiple injuries near the guard station of the Hollingsworth plant but he was withholding the exact way they were killed at the request of deputies.