BEIJING—Baidu Inc.'s profit fell 18.9% in the first quarter even as revenue jumped, as the Chinese Internet company reorganized and spent more on video content and other services outside its core search-engine business.
LISBON—Nearly two years after Portugal left a €78 billion ($88 billion) international bailout program, its financial independence continues to hang by a thread.
CANBERRA, Australia—Australia's government intends to reject a deal led by Chinese investors to buy the country's largest cattle ranch empire.
WASHINGTON—The prospect of Donald Trump at the top of their ticket in November has led some congressional Republicans to openly forecast the end of their party. Others have been quietly critical, with leaders pushing back when Mr. Trump ...
Eastman Chemical Co. on Thursday posted its second consecutive quarterly sales decline.The company's shares, up 3% over the past 12 months, fell 3% to $76 in after-hours trading.
Both New York football teams pulled from the Ohio State talent pool in Thursday's NFL Draft.The Giants with the 10th overall pick, took cornerback Eli Apple, while the Jets selected linebacker Darron Lee, with the 20th pick. In total, five ...
It couldn't be clearer that Chinese banks have a trove of bad loans on their books. The more pressing question: How long before it begins to wear down their healthy-looking capital bases?
An unidentified white powder was found Thursday evening in an envelope addressed to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, drawing hazmat units to his campaign offices at the Trump Tower in Manhattan, authorities said.
Two weeks ago, Comcast Corp. executives got a tip that DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the studio behind “Shrek" and “Kung Fu Panda" and the focus of perpetual takeover rumors, was about to be sold.
The National Football League draft had already gone crazy before Thursday when the Rams and Eagles traded troves of picks to the Titans and Browns, respectively, for the top two picks. As expected, those two picks were used on quarterbacks, ...
SEOUL—South Korea's president heads to Iran on Sunday targeting billions of dollars of economic and energy deals in a landmark visit. Also expected on the agenda: Squeezing North Korea's ties to a traditional ally.
Shares in most Asia stock markets edged lower Friday, with gains capped by disappointment over the Bank of Japan holding back on additional stimulus and worries about global economic growth.
Atlantic City has so little money left that it could miss a $1.8 million bond payment due Sunday, a step that would make it the first New Jersey municipality to default on debt since the Great Depression.
For all its ills, New York Penn Station can count one more: toxic contamination on at least two of its tracks.Amtrak has launched a cleanup at the widely ridiculed and crowded station after tests found chemicals known as PCBs, or ...
Caterpillar Inc. said Thursday it will close five U.S. plants and shed about 820 positions as the construction-equipment maker continues to scale back its production and workforce in response to falling demand.
New YorkThe first half of George C. Wolfe's “Shuffle Along" is to 2016 what “Hamilton" was to 2015: It's the musical you've got to see, even if you've got to hock your Maserati to pay for the ticket. The cast, led by Audra McDonald, Brian ...
Piping plovers once again have taken up residence along a stretch of Queens beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, triggering an annual ritual of wildlife conservation that inspires consternation among some beachgoers.
SAN FRANCISCO—Republican presidential candidates are slated to address California's GOP convention this week as they campaign in the delegate-rich state that might play a decisive role in choosing the party's nominee for the first time in a ...
Artist Dan Colen, right, at his Sky High Farm in the Hudson Valley.Piglets at Sky High Farm in Pine Plains, N.Y.Artist Dan Colen and Food Bank For New York City President and CEO Margarette Purvis at Sky High Farm.
Juniper Networks Inc.'s revenue and profit rose in the first three months of the year on steady underlying demand, helping the company meet its lowered projections.
A weekslong impasse over the state budget in Connecticut, marked by bitter exchanges and finger-pointing, is showing signs of easing.The state's top Democrats—those who control the Legislature and Gov. Dannel Malloy—appeared ready Thursday ...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has tapped writer and radio storyteller Nate DiMeo as the artist-in-residence for the fifth season of its live-performance series.
An annual survey found fewer people living on New York City streets this year than last, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday, though some homeless advocates dismissed the claim.
Apollo Education Group Inc. said it hasn't yet received enough shareholder votes to approve its planned $1.1 billion sale, and adjourned a shareholder meeting from Thursday until May 6.