The economy is growing, the labor market is improving and inflation is nothing to worry about. That's the Federal Reserve's widely-anticipated assessment of the economy, released Wednesday after a two-day meeting.The Fed said it would keep interest rates at historic lows near zero and that it would continue its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing, aimed at keeping the central bank's
The accelerating pace of the slaughter of elephants for their tusks has put African elephants at catastrophic risk in the coming decades. To make matters worse, some of the region's most notorious armed groups are taking tusks to finance their atrocities.
Fed sticks with bond purchases but offers brighter outlook for the economy
Mueller tells lawmakers the FBI "very seldom" uses drones and is working on guidelines.
With the U.S. economy slowly improving, Ben Bernanke is expected today to scale back the Federal Reserve policies that have been in place since the recession