DraftKings called the decision by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman "hasty and uninformed" and said it was prepared to mount a challenge in court so the company could continue operating in the state. "We will pursue this fight to the fullest to ensure that New York fantasy sports fans do not need to stop playing," DraftKings said in a statement on Wednesday.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is facing days of political and economic uncertainty as the eurozone nation waits to hear whether the anti-austerity lawmakers who forced the government's resignation will take power — and how they intend to manage the country's fragile public finances.
North Dakota's public universities have launched a scholarship program to enroll laid-off oilfield workers in energy classes, contending their best path to a new job is learning mechanical and computer skills. While the state does not tabulate the number of oil-related job cuts, anecdotes abound of laid-off roustabouts opting to leave the Peace Garden State once they get a pink slip. "Good people are losing jobs, and this is a time for them to go back to school," said Mark Hagerott, chancellor of the North Dakota University System, who has dubbed the endeavor "Bakken U" after the shale formation underlying most of the western part of the state.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man says he was frightened into pleading guilty for a murder he didn't commit after police dangled him off a bridge three decades ago, brought charges against his parents and threatened him with the death penalty.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Many cancer treatments have a dark side — they can damage the heart. New research suggests this risk might be lowered in women with breast tumors if they take a heart drug as a preventive measure during their cancer care.
The percentage of young women living at home with parents or relatives has risen to its highest level since 1940 as more millennial women put off marriage, attend college and face high living expenses.
CINCINNATI (AP) — With a hint at what may be in store for shoppers this holiday season, Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren said markdowns are likely as falling sales have left the department store with excessive inventory.