PHILADELPHIA - Michelle Obama brought the deeply divided Democratic convention to its feet with a speech invoking images of triumph and pride, a sharp contrast to a darker portrait of America offered by Donald Trump last week.
Verizon Communications Inc , which plans to buy Yahoo Inc to jumpstart its digital business, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, citing a nearly seven-week strike by 40,000 wireline workers.
CARACAS/BOGOTA Even for Venezuela's notoriously opaque economy, it was a sweetheart deal that went too far.
VIENTIANE U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he hoped to announce in early August details of a U.S. plan for closer military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria.
Wall Street was little changed on Tuesday morning as investors assessed a host of corporate earnings reports and braced for the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
MOGADISHU Suicide bombers killed at least 13 people at the gates of the African Union's main peacekeeping base in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said, in an attack claimed by the Islamist militants of al Shabaab.
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO The 1923 middle school building in Oregon's Corbett School District is so old that horses and trailers were used to dig the basement. It floods every winter, the building has no sprinkler system, and there is asbestos and lead paint in some spots.