Visa and MasterCard also joined the rally in technology Friday, and several other companies also surged on strong earnings. Consol Energy jumped along with the price of natural gas.
The probable mastermind in the brazen escape of three inmates from a California jail had help from a woman whose English classes he was taking while locked up, authorities allege.
Michigan offered fresh bottled water for state employees in Flint starting in January 2015, although residents were told that tap water was safe to drink until last fall, a state official said.
GE Aviation is cutting 238 engineering jobs in southwestern Ohio and 69 at other U.S. sites as it trims more than 7 percent of its engineering workforce.
The new recall covers cars from the 2013 to 2015 model years including 846,000 in the U.S. that were made at factories in Smyrna, Tennessee, and Canton, Mississippi.
Donald Trump’s boycott of the final debate before the Iowa caucuses created space for his rivals to delve more deeply into their differences on immigration, foreign policy and their approach to governing.
The feature will enable Facebook users to share live video of their adventures and other more mundane activities with friends and family.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a fourth straight week amid persisting turmoil in stock markets and global economic worries.
He and his mother fled Texas for Mexico as authorities in Texas investigated whether he had violated his probation in a fatal drunken-driving case.
The emergency spending bill includes money for more bottled water and filters and services to monitor for developmental delays in young children.
Three members of an armed group occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge surrendered to authorities, officials said, hours after their jailed leader urged remaining militants to abandon the site and “go home.”
June Scobee Rodgers — the widow of Challenger commander Dick Scobee and a longtime spokeswoman for the group — is passing the torch to her daughter, Kathie Scobee Fulgham.
No one was injured when the garbage truck fueled by natural gas exploded “like a missile” in New Jersey.
Nearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price meals during the school year, but just a fraction of those kids receive meals when school is out.
The alley fistfight outside a St. Louis-area restaurant prompted one of the state representatives to seek a restraining order and file a House ethics complaint against the other.
Ali Saleh is from Queens, New York, but told authorities he spent about six to seven months living in Fort Wayne with two co-workers. It’s not clear where Saleh lived or worked in the city.
A Milwaukee man arrested on a charge of trying to buy machine guns to carry out an attack on a Masonic temple also wanted to travel to the Middle East and kill Israelis but abandoned that plan as unworkable, federal agents said in court documents.
Live television images from the scene showed flames leaping from the roof. Several blocks of Canal Street, which borders the city’s French Quarter, have been closed.
Those arrested will face a federal felony charge of conspiracy to impede officers of the United States from discharging their official duties through the use of force, intimidation or threats, authorities said.
A 39-year-old Atlanta was attacked by a machete-wielding man around noon Sunday on a remote stretch of coast along the island’s southeast side.