US consumer confidence rises in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impressed with an improving economy, American consumers are feeling more confident, a private survey showed. The Conferenc…

US stocks open slightly lower

U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower as trading winds down before the New Year holiday and as Greece heads for elections that could affect…

Key developments in AirAsia jet crash

An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board crashed Sunday morning while flying from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour f…