- 1 Fruit sold at Costco, Sam's Club recalled after listeria found at packing company
- 2 Massive industrial fire shuts down state highway, causes flight cancelations
- 3 45 cows killed by single lightning strike near Darby
- 4 Hail-hit homeowners struggle with mortgage companies over insurance money
- 5 Mother of teen charged with rape facing child sex abuse charges
WASHINGTON — After months of war fever over Ukraine, perhaps the biggest surprise is that citizens there will be voting to choose a new government in elections that observers predict will be free and fair in most areas.
WASHINGTON — Tax day is always a busy day for the tax hysteric crowd: the folks who think it is outrageous that we tax people to pay for things like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and infrastructure.
WASHINGTON — It’s a stunning comparison that, in some ways, explains everything about the crisis in Ukraine. Back in 1990, average per-person incomes in Poland and Ukraine were roughly equal, about $8,000 in each country. By 2012, they no longer were, reports economist Anders Aslund of the P…
WASHINGTON — Napoleon is said to have cautioned during an 1805 battle: "When the enemy is making a false movement, we must take good care not to interrupt him." The citation is also sometimes rendered as "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." Whatever the precise wording, …
U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., travels to Europe on Monday to tackle trade issues concerning Montana pork and barley, as well as wind energy.
FRANKFURT, Germany - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called off his trip to an annual conference of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, due to a heavy workload as top ECB officials shape their plans to intervene in bond markets and lower borrowing costs for indebted governments.
BOZEMAN — The Bozeman-based Central Asia Institute says its communications director and a photographer on Saturday were evacuated from the eastern Tajikistan city of Khorog where they were stranded for a week when violence erupted between warlords and government troops.
Avitus Group, a Billings company that helps clients deal with a wide range of business functions, has launched a new service to assist American companies interested in doing business in Europe.
Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., and other lawmakers are pressuring Taiwan to drop trade restrictions on American pork and beef treated with the leaning agent ractopamine.
WASHINGTON — Two years into the European debt crisis, there was something faintly comical about the headline in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal: "Leaders of Euro Zone Agree on Closer Union." That phrase must be on a program key on computers in Brussels.
WASHINGTON -- By now, it's obvious that adopting the euro was a colossal blunder. It may rank as Europe's worst policy mistake since World War II. The virtues of the common currency -- it reduced transaction costs and the uncertainty of fluctuating exchange rates among national monies -- wer…
WASHINGTON — There was some head-scratching in Washington last week at the presentation of the Medal of Freedom to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The previous foreign recipients included Pope John Paul II, who championed the freedom of Eastern Europe; Nelson Mandela, who triumphed over apa…
WASHINGTON — While the world has been transfixed with Japan, Europe has been struggling to avoid another financial crisis. On any Richter scale of economic threats, this may ultimately matter more than Japan’s grim tragedy. One reason is size. Europe represents about 20 percent of the world …
Although members of the Rocky Mountain College debate team traveled to Slovenia in November for a debate camp, there was no time for sightseeing.