- How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday
NEW YORK (AP) — Banks, one of the weakest sectors in the market this year, led stocks higher on Wall Street Monday as traders anticipated that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates at least once this year. That could help banks recover from a long slump by making lending more profitable.
- Banks lead gains on Wall Street on hopes for higher rates
NEW YORK (AP) — Banks led the stock market higher Monday as investors anticipate that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates this year from their historically low levels. That could help banks recover from a long slump by making lending more profitable.
- McConnell: Federal health care overhaul is 'crashing'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Monday that the federal health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the White House and which party has the upper hand in Congress.
- Yellowstone River's closure worries outdoors industry
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — The indefinite closure of Montana's Yellowstone River due to a major fish kill is raising worries about lasting impacts to the region's lucrative outdoors industry.
- The Latest: Plane on tour when it crashed in Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Friday night's crash of an airplane into Lake Pontchartrain at New Orleans (all times local):