Futures rise sharply on steady Fed hand

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are rising sharply on renewed investor confidence in the Fed’s commitment to an aggressive monetary policy, as…

Lawyer: Snowden got asylum in Russia

A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden says the National Security Agency leaker has received asylum in Russia for one year and left the transit…

Cleveland kidnapper gets life term

Three months after an Ohio woman kicked out part of a door to end nearly a decade of captivity, a onetime school bus driver faces sentencing…

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2013. There are 152 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 1, 1913, the …