Cleveland Browns Baker Mayfield appears to stare down…

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard) Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield appeared…

Dems challenge Trump judicial nominee over Knights of…

Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, raised concerns about court nominee Brian Buescher's membership in the Knights of Columbus. (The Associated Press) Two Democratic senators are scrutinizing a federal judicial nominee over his…

Bears, 49ers brawl after late hit on Chicago…

Coaches and officials try to separate Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers players during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (Associated Press) A late hit…

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Trump, Mnuchin try to calm Wall Street amid…

With investors bruised by the stock market’s worst week in seven years, President Trump and Treasury chief Steve Mnuchin have spent recent days trying to ease concerns on Wall Street -- with the partial government shutdown…

The rise of “breaking point” travel

When was the last time you were well and truly out of your comfort zone? I can recall mine clearly: northern Mozambique, several years ago; a two-night diversion from a planned travel itinerary to a remote…

Treasury chief Mnuchin talks to bank CEOs amid…

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. (AP) WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called the CEOs of six major banks Sunday in an apparent attempt to reassure jittery financial markets coming off a turbulent week in…