US consumer confidence retreated in April after two months of records, as optimism about the economy dwindled, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.
A 23-year-old man was shot in the head in overnight protests in Venezuela, prosecutors said Tuesday, the 25th person to die this month in unrest sparked by a political crisis.
A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced three young men to prison for gang raping a woman and livestreaming the attack on Facebook.
Sales of new homes in the United States forged higher for the third straight month in March, hitting the fastest pace since July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.
The German government will on Wednesday slightly raise its economic growth forecast for 2017, local media reported, stretching out a run of good news for Europe’s largest economy.
Francois Fillon’s exit from the French presidential race leaves the conservative mired in the fake jobs scandal that wrecked his reputation and torpedoed his campaign.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a project aimed at reshaping the news media called WikiTribune — using the same principles as the popular online encyclopedia.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled talks on Tuesday with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel after the visiting diplomat declined to call off meetings with rights groups critical of Israel’s government, an official said.
Coca-Cola reported lower earnings Tuesday on restructuring costs and flat volumes as it touts new low-sugar beverages in response to flagging demand for soda.
Caterpillar reported its first jump in quarterly sales in two-and-a-half years Tuesday and said it was heartened by increased customer inquiries in prospective equipment purchases in key sectors.
Music sales rose 5.9 percent in 2016 to mark the second straight year of solid growth on the back of a rapid expansion in streaming, the global industry body said Tuesday.