Swiss bank UBS has reported a 2.22 billion-franc ($2.3 billion) loss for the fourth quarter as a result of a large writedown caused by the newly enacted U.S. tax reform
A former oil executive has been sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official has received a lengthy prison term in a major corruption case
A survey finds that trust in government, media and other institutions in the United States is down sharply despite a rebounding economy and record highs in the stock market
US government shutdown amid congressional dispute over spending and immigration closes scores of federal agencies, triggers furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time for Sony Pictures
A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands only has to work for four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in her entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.
Recent mudslides in a star-studded California coastal town took a heavy toll on gardeners and housekeepers, with members of working immigrant families accounting for nearly a third of the deaths.