- WorldVictims in Texas school shooting killed in single classroom, authorities say, article with video
The 19 children and two teachers massacred at a South Texas elementary school were in a single fourth-grade classroom where the gunman barricaded himself, authorities said on Wednesday, as the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade reignited a national debate over America's gun laws.
- WorldAnalysis: Beyond Trump, Trumpism is the winner in midterm primaries
The crushing defeat of David Perdue in Tuesday's Republican gubernatorial primary in Georgia likely delighted Donald Trump's adversaries, who have been keeping scorecards to measure the performance of election candidates backed by the former president.
- Macro MattersFed minutes may shape debate over what follows June, July rate hikes, article with gallery
The Federal Reserve's May 3-4 policy meeting ended with a half-percentage-point rate increase and what Chair Jerome Powell has termed a "broad sense" that similar increases would be approved when policymakers gathered in June and again in July to curb inflation that is far above the U.S. central bank's 2% target.
- CurrenciesAnalysis: As U.S. economy's exceptionalism fades, so does the dollar
The dollar's rally to two-decade highs appears to have stalled, with doubts growing on whether the U.S. economy will prove as resilient and monetary policy as aggressive as previously expected.