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Luxury Goods Market Hampered by Terror Threats and U.S. Election

CORPORATE | By Colleen Barry | Oct 20
The terror threat in Europe, a strong dollar and uncertainty over the U.S. presidential elections have eroded the confidence of the globe's big-spenders, holding luxury purchases flat in 2016.

Witnesses Back People Writer's Account of Trump Sex Assault

LEGAL | By Michael Biesecker | Oct 20
People Magazine reported Tuesday that a half-dozen people have come forward to corroborate its writer's account of being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump and its aftermath.

Brexit Costs UK Its Spot Among Top 5 Investment Destinations

FINANCE | By Pan Pylas | Oct 19
Britain has lost its place as one of the top five investment destinations in the wake of the country's decision to leave the European Union, according to a survey released Monday.

Openly Gay Apple CEO Tim Cook was Apparently on Clinton's VP Shortlist

Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is openly gay, was apparently on Hillary Clinton's shortlist of vice presidential candidates.

Investors Anxious as Oregonians Again Vote on Marijuana

LEGAL | By Andrew Selsky | Oct 18
Last year, Golden Leaf Holdings, a leading cannabis company, paid $3.3 million for almost 100 acres of land in Oregon to build a marijuana growing, processing and research site.

Planned Parenthood Celebrates Centennial As Its Foes Bristle

CORPORATE | By David Crary | Oct 18
Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary celebrations this weekend come with a sense of relief for the group that traces its roots to a time when women could not vote and contraception was illegal.

'Economic Bubble'? Spain Nears 300 Days Without a Government

LEGAL | By Ciaran Giles | Oct 17
Spain is about to pass 300 days without a government. But guess what? Few Spaniards seem bothered by that as the country's economy roars ahead.

Wells Fargo's Earnings Fall As Bank Deals with Scandal

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Oct 17
Wells Fargo's earnings slipped in the third quarter, the bank said Friday, as the banking giant started dealing with the aftermath of a sales practices scandal that has consumed it in recent weeks.

Medicare Unveils Far-Reaching Overhaul of Doctors' Pay

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 16
Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it compensates doctors and other clinicians. The goal is to reward quality, cost-effective care instead of just paying piecemeal for services.

Nearly Half of Young Adults Lack Retirement Savings, Pension

LEGAL | By Stan Choe | Oct 16
Young Americans with even just $1 saved for retirement are ahead of the pack: Forty-eight percent of all Americans aged 18 to 30 have zero in retirement savings and no access to a traditional pension.

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