A grand jury considering the killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker, in her home in Louisville, Kentucky, voted to indict one of three white police officers for wanton endangerment.
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Wall Street retreats as business activity slows
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Wednesday as data showing a slowdown in domestic business activity and a stalemate in Congress over more fiscal stimulus raised fears of a choppy economic recovery from a pandemic-driven recession.
Eight more Volkswagen employees charged in diesel scandal
German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged another eight employees of auto maker Volkswagen over the scandal surrounding cheating on diesel engine emission tests.
White House is accused of wrongly intervening to block John Bolton book
White House officials were accused on Wednesday of improperly trying to block former national security adviser John Bolton from releasing his best-selling memoir by falsely claiming it contained classified information.
Wells Fargo CEO sorry for 'insensitive comment' on diversity
Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Officer Charles Scharf has apologized for making insensitive remarks around race and diversity, seeking to quell a row over his references to a shortage of talent among minority groups.
U.S. business activity slows, house price inflation accelerates
U.S. business activity cooled in September, with gains at factories offset by a retreat at services industries, suggesting a loss of momentum in the economy as the third quarter draws to a close and COVID-19 lingers.
U.S. Justice Department proposes changes to internet platforms immunity
The U.S. Justice Department unveiled a legislative proposal on Wednesday that seeks to reform a legal immunity for internet companies and follows through on President Donald Trump's bid from earlier this year to crack down on tech giants.
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