On The Money: How myRA, a new retirement account, works

...private-sector retirement account like a Roth IRA.Q: Is it risky?A: No. MyRA invests in a fund made up mostly of U.S. government bonds called the Government Securities Fund, and it will not lose money.Q: How much interest will my money earn...

No Syrian refugees for Georgia, Gov. Deal says

...according to Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry. The Atlanta suburb has been the settlement site of hundreds of refugees in the U.S. government's program since the 1980s, and Terry said all have settled in peacefully."We don't just let random people...

A question, Mrs. Clinton

...punished. Despite your knowledge of the truth, you did not appear to correct the record for others representing the U.S. government, including President Obama, who continued to report it was a demonstration days after the e-mail was sent...

Police warn residents about phone scams

...Don't trust your caller ID either, police said. The scammers are able to spoof numbers so it appears the U.S. government is calling.Many of the cases can be tracked to an operation overseas, but at that point, that's as far as local...

Fiat Chrysler safety chief to retire after troublesome year

DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler's safety chief is retiring from the company after a tumultuous year of conflict with U.S. government regulators.The company said in a statement that Scott Kunselman will step down Nov. 30 as senior vice president...

Top US official denies knowledge in VW scandal

...tiny group of software developers in Germany was responsible for the computer code that enabled the cars to trick U.S. government emissions tests. Three lower-level managers have been suspended."To my understanding this was not a corporate...

European data-sharing pact with US ruled invalid

LUXEMBOURG - Facebook and thousands of other companies could find it vastly more complicated to do business in Europe after a court ruled that personal data sent to U.S. servers is potentially unsafe from government spying.

Auto sales soar 16 percent in September, led by Ford; halt in diesel sales hits VW

September was a blockbuster sales month for the U.S. auto industry - except at Volkswagen, where an emissions scandal forced the company to halt sales of most of its diesel-powered vehicles.

Markets drop over China fears, drug costs

...statement.The stocks of other European automakers, including BMW, Daimler and Fiat Chrysler also fell sharply.U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note down to 2.10 percent from 2.16 percent on...

Doing the right thing

...from his House seat and speakership ? third in line to the presidency, and one of the most powerful positions in U.S. government.With his announcement coming just one day after hosting Pope Francis' congressional address, it's obvious the...