Boris bows out: UK shock as Johnson ditches Tory leader bid

LONDON (AP) — The race to become Britain's next prime minister took a dramatic and surprising turn Thursday, with former London Mayor Boris Johnson — popular with the public and widely considered a front-runner — ruling himself out of the race after the defection of a key ally.

  • Written by By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

British chaos means interest rates will stay low for longer

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Savers will suffer longer with zero returns on their accounts. Home buyers, companies and governments will keep on borrowing cheaply. And questions will grow further about whether central banks are creating bubbles in financial markets by keeping interest rates near or below zero.

  • Written by DAVID McHUGH and MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Business Writers

Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said.

  • Written by By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press