The race for the White House has so far had little discernible effect on the sentiment but that may change if Monday's encounter leaves a decisive winner. With just over six weeks until the Nov. 8 vote, some investors see the neck-and-neck contest sparking volatility in sectors including health insurers, drugmakers and industrials. "Wall Street favors Hillary at this point because she is a known commodity.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A political revenge scheme to create traffic gridlock near the George Washington Bridge in 2013 was approved by two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie on trial for fraud and shared with Christie's then-campaign manager, the government's key witness testified Monday.
Colombia's government and the leftist FARC rebels prepared to sign a peace accord Monday to end a half-century civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. A solemn ceremony on the Caribbean coast witnessed by international dignitaries will set the seal on a four-year process to end Latin America's last major armed conflict. "Today we are experiencing the happiness of a new dawn for Colombia," President Juan Manuel Santos wrote on Twitter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT):
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them to a joint lunch.