Wall Street ends higher, notches weekly gains as Fed meeting looms

PCE: inflation cools along with consumer spending American Express, Visa climb higher on solid demand Chevron falls after missing profit estimates Indexes up: Dow 0.08%, S&P 0.25%, Nasdaq 0.95% NEW YORK, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Wall Street advanced on Friday, marking the end of an rocky week in which economic data and corporate earnings guidance … Read more

DC protestors voice outrage near White House

Protests erupt in DC following release of Memphis police bodycam video The death of Tyre Nichols is prompting protests all over the country. Many of them are peaceful tonight. FOX 5’s Jacqueline Matter reports from outside the White House where a peaceful rally was held Friday night. WASHINGTON – The death of Tyre Nichols is … Read more

Milwaukee lead pipe replacement, federal assistance planned

MILWAUKEE – The city of Milwaukee still has more than 60,000 potentially dangerous lead laterals leading to homes. Friday, the city got a big boost in the effort to get rid of them. Mayor Cavalier Johnson was in Washington as part of a new coalition. Wisconsin is one of four states partnering with the Environmental … Read more

New York diocese, abuse victims file competing bankruptcy plans

Sexual abuse victims seek larger contribution from individual parishes Rockville Centre diocese seeks to resolve 600 sexual abuse claims in bankruptcy Competing bankruptcy plans are relatively rare in Chapter 11 cases (Reuters) – A Roman Catholic diocese on Long Island, New York, proposed a bankruptcy plan on Friday, moving to retake control of its Chapter … Read more

U.S. and EU to launch first-of-its-kind AI agreement

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The United States and European Union on Friday announced an agreement to speed up and enhance the use of artificial intelligence to improve agriculture, healthcare, emergency response, climate forecasting and the electric grid. A senior U.S. administration official, discussing the initiative shortly before the official announcement, called it the first … Read more

From homeless shelters to medical school, man shares his story in hopes of inspiring others

From homeless shelters to medical school, man shares his story in hopes of inspiring others A Texan who grew up in homeless shelters, and who was surrounded by gangs and drug use, has overcome the odds stacked against him to get into medical school. His older brother, who is now an attorney, helped inspire him … Read more

Teenager shot outside of Northeast DC school

Teenager shot outside of Northeast DC school A juvenile teenager was shot near a Northeast D.C. school on Friday, prompting a lockdown at the building. FOX 5’s Jacqueline Matter reports from the scene. WASHINGTON – A juvenile teenager was shot near a Northeast D.C. school on Friday, prompting a lockdown at the building. According to … Read more

Crime concerns in DC prompt restaurant departures

D.C. restaurants grapple with crime concerns. After a tough year for D.C. restaurants in 2022, the new year isn’t off to a great start with several local owners ringing the alarm bell on social media and one chain deciding to leave the District entirely. FOX 5’s Katie Barlow has the details. WASHINGTON – After a … Read more

EV maker Lucid surges on report Saudi PIF to buy remaining stake

Jan 27 (Reuters) – Lucid Group’s (LCID.O) shares surged 43% on Friday, paring gains after doubling on market speculation that Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) wanted to buy out the electric vehicle maker. The speculation originated from an “uncooked” alert attributed to deals website Betaville, using its term for market gossip. Lucid was the … Read more

New York Officials Renew Call To Remove Petain, Laval Plaques

The memorial for former French Minister of War Philippe Pétain, accused of being a Nazi collaborator, in New York City on January 27, 2023 ANGELA WEISS Text size New York officials and members of the city’s Jewish community called Friday for the removal of plaques bearing the name of French Nazi collaborators from Manhattan’s celebrated … Read more