NASHUA, N.H. - Car-rental agencies likely were cleared out of Chevrolet Suburbans as almost every Republican presidential hopeful, major and minor, flocked to New Hampshire on Friday for the state's first candidate forum, a chance to jostle for some political oxygen in a crowded field.
In 15 years, Gary Lowenthal has donated to one candidate - and only twice. He gave a friend, Michael George, $500 in a 2001 race for Adams County Court judge.
WASHINGTON - Comcast critics cautiously cheered Friday after a report that federal antitrust lawyers may soon recommend blocking the Philadelphia company's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
NEW YORK - Fear that Greece could default and abandon the euro is rattling global financial markets. News that negotiations between Greece and its international lenders are making little progress sent European stock markets down sharply Friday, and the selling spread across the Atlantic. By the close of U.S. trading, stocks across industries were lower, with four of five stocks down. Investors shifted money into German government bonds, a perceived haven in troubled times.