NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are slightly higher after a big sell-off to start the week as investors try to find a soft place to land with Washington in a deadlock.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 2 points to 14,853. S&P futures have gained less than a point to 1,668. Nasdaq futures are up 1.75 points to 3,206.75.
Heading into what may be the third straight week of losses on the Standard & Poor's 500 index, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said the company is planning actions this week through its coffee shops to perhaps "remind the Congress and the President of their duty to put citizenship over partisanship."
Senate Democrats on Tuesday may try to pass a stand-alone measure to increase the government's borrowing cap, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown.
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Hundreds of workers, politicians and residents of Chautauqua County rallied in Dunkirk calling on state regulators to approve plans for NRG to convert and reopen a power plant.
Buffalo police homicide detectives have identified an Eggertsville man who was shot and killed early Saturday morning.
Seventy-two years after the attack that launched the US into World War II, Western New Yorkers remembered the fatal day at Pearl Harbor Hawaii.
Volunteers at Buffalo’s Salvation Army created holiday cards and gift bags for the seniors at the Golden Age Center.
Buffalo Police have arrested 26-year-old Nicholas Finnegan of South Buffalo and charged him with pushing Russ Ross to his death.
The abandoned puppy in the Town of Evans was actually turned in by the dog's owner.