Amid the financial crisis in January 2009, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told colleagues he was “uncomfortable” with providing extra aid to Bank of America, but that he also wasn’t willing to draw a line on bailouts if it meant the failure of such a large firm, according to transcripts released on Wednesday.
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work.
Business owners who opposed a Charlotte LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance said the measure’s defeat will protect their religious freedom by allowing them to decide whom to serve. Meanwhile, a business group that backed the ordinance said its members would keep up pressure on the City Council after the measure’s defeat.
The European Commission's leader says he does not believe Spain and Portugal have a "diabolical" plot to oust Greece's new far left government as they pressure Greece to comply with bailout terms they both had to endure.
Mayor Marty Walsh is defending Boston's 2024 Olympic bid in some of his strongest terms yet, saying that — win or lose — the pursuit of the games represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the city and would not leave taxpayers shouldering a massive bill.
Even if Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email server to conduct official business as secretary of state was not illegal, it violated Obama administration guidance and undermined the president's pledge of historic transparency.
A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.
A high-end apartment complex under construction in the SouthPark area took a step closer to completion Wednesday, with a “topping out” ceremony in which workers celebrated the placement of the structure’s highest steel beam.