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European, Asian Leaders Want Free Trade, Push Back at Trump

By Mike Corder | Oct 21
Europe and Asia presented a united front Friday in support of free trade based on international rules and cooperation, starkly underscoring their differences with U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy.

Enthusiasts Re-Enact Bloody 19th-Century Battle of Leipzig

Enthusiasts Re-Enact Bloody 19th-Century Battle of Leipzig

Oct 21
Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I's army by combined forces from Prussia, Austria, Russia and Sweden.

Far from Fame, Poverty Blossoms in 'Forgotten California'

Far from Fame, Poverty Blossoms in 'Forgotten California'

By Brian Melley | Oct 20
California may be famous for its wealth, but there is a distinctly different part of the state where poverty prevails.

Liz Weston: Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire?

Liz Weston: Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire?

By Liz Weston | Oct 19
Most people would be better off not having mortgages in retirement. Relatively few will get any tax benefit from this debt, and the payments can get more difficult to manage on fixed incomes.

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, Frustration and Life on the Edge

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, Frustration and Life on the Edge

By Jay Reeves | Oct 19
Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No power, no air conditioning, no schools, no information and little real improvement in sight.

EU Leaders Gather for 'Moment of Truth' Brexit Summit

EU Leaders Gather for 'Moment of Truth' Brexit Summit

Oct 17
European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.

Drugmakers to Disclose Prices for Medicines Advertised on TV

Drugmakers to Disclose Prices for Medicines Advertised on TV

By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 16
Drugmakers will start disclosing the prices for U.S. prescription drugs that are advertised on TV, but the Trump administration said the move announced Monday doesn't go far enough.

Democrats Lead Republicans on Fundraising Ahead of Midterms

Democrats Lead Republicans on Fundraising Ahead of Midterms

By Bill Barrow, Brian Slodysko, and Chad Day | Oct 16
Democrats lead Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks ahead of midterm elections that will determine control of Congress.

Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 15
Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

Irish Border Riddle Confounds EU, UK as Brexit End Nears

Irish Border Riddle Confounds EU, UK as Brexit End Nears

By Lorne Cook | Oct 15
The land around the small town of Carrickcarnan, Ireland is the kind of place where Britain's plan to leave the European Union runs right into a wall — an invisible one that's proving insanely difficult to overcome.

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