Stop-gap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate procedural vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A stop-gap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the Senate on Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans voting against the measure. (Reporting by David Morgan; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
Wall Street rises in wake of first presidential face-off
Amazon.com increased 1.98 percent and the consumer discretionary index gained 0.93 percent higher after a report showed that the consumer confidence index for September rose to its highest level in nine years. Following the first of three presidential debates on Monday, Trump vowed to hit Clinton harder after she put him on the defensive. "From a market perspective, rightly or wrongly, there is an understanding that Mrs Clinton would be a safe pair of hands, that there's very little uncertainty there," said Brad McMillan chief investment officer for Commonwealth Financial in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
The Senate has blocked a spending bill needed to keep the government open beyond Friday's midnight deadline. Most Democrats and at least 10 Republicans voted to block the bill, which also funds the fight ...
Trump blames others after combative debate with Clinton
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) ? Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of criticism about his taxes, honesty and character in the first presidential debate.
Garoppolo, Brissett on field as Patriots return to practiceFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) ? Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett were both in uniform as the Patriots went back to the practice field on Tuesday.
People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate
Spate of whale entanglements could inform regulationsPORTLAND, Maine (AP) ? Federal authorities say a recent wave of entanglements of rare whales off of New England could help inform future regulations to preserve the animals.
Clinton leads 1-0 after debate -- but no game-changer
Hillary Clinton was calm, cool, well-prepared and -- pundits say -- victorious in the first presidential debate against Donald Trump, but her strong showing may have little impact on polls showing them in a dead heat. Both campaigns cried victory Tuesday after the sometimes nasty showdown in which the White House hopefuls sparred on the economy, crime, foreign policy and more personal issues -- like Clinton's email controversy and Trump's refusal to release his taxes. "We had a great, great time last night," a beaming Clinton told reporters on a plane taking her to North Carolina for a renewed bout of campaigning.
Baby born with DNA from 3 people, first from new techniqueNEW YORK (AP) ? Scientists say the first baby has been born from a new technique that combines DNA from three people.