Moody's Investor Service on Thursday assigned a B3 Corporate Family Rating to the Cowlitz Tribal Gaming Authority's $485 million financing for its casino in La Center, a cautionary rating that takes into account potential risks involved in debt-financed casino projects by Native American tribal organizations.
TUNIS, Tunisia — It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was paralyzed, the constitution unfinished and the country on the brink of war.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University killed one person and wounded three others, authorities said.
HOUSTON — A student was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained at least two people, authorities said.
ROSEBURG, Ore. — Holding signs saying the president was not welcome, more than 200 gun-rights activists protested Barack Obama's visit on Friday to Oregon to meet with the families of victims of last week's campus killings.
WASHINGTON -- The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden decision to abandon his campaign for the post.