U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday got a first-hand look at the "total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida's Panhandle, meeting with survivors and saying that providing food and safety for them was a top priority.
U.S. President Donald Trump speculated on Monday that "rogue killers" may have been behind the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet King Salman over the case.
Saudi Arabia will go ahead with a major investment conference planned later this month despite key speakers and partners pulling out after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a statement from the organizers said on Monday.
Facebook Inc will ban false information about voting requirements and fake reports of violence or long lines at polling stations in the run-up to and during next month's U.S. midterm elections, company executives told Reuters, the latest effort to reduce voter manipulation on its service.
A group of young Americans suing the federal government over lack of action to fight climate change can proceed with their lawsuit, but President Donald Trump cannot be named as a defendant, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday with a plan to close about 142 of its 700 stores by the end of the year, throwing into doubt the future of the century-old retailer that once dominated U.S. malls but has withered in the age of internet shopping.
The real estate investment trusts that own the malls and shopping centers where many Sears stores are anchor tenants have waited years for the retailer's demise to renovate the sites and boost rent, although redevelopment costs may strain some plans.
Activist investor Carl Icahn reported an increased 8.3 percent stake in Dell tracking stock on Monday, as he looks to block a proposed plan by the computer maker to return to the public market without an IPO.
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, whom U.S. President Donald Trump has ridiculed as "Pocahontas" for claiming Native American heritage, lashed back on Monday, citing DNA evidence she said supports her assertion, in what could be a preview of a bare-knuckles presidential campaign in 2020.
Major stock markets slipped on Monday as rising tensions between Western powers and Saudi Arabia added to concerns over the pace of global economic growth, with investors flocking to traditional safe-havens like the Japanese and Swiss currencies, as well as gold.
The U.S. federal government closed the 2018 fiscal year $779 billion in the red as tax cuts hit revenues and the government paid more to service a growing national debt, according to Treasury Department data released on Monday.