The Dow Jones industrial average rose 296 points, or 1.9 percent, to 16,180.61, as of 9:45 a.m. Eastern time.
So what do you do when a trip on a high-speed train in Europe suddenly turns you and your buddies into international heroes?
Already trading at six-year lows on a prolonged slump, U.S. crude fell $2.21 to finish at $38.24 per barrel. Oil hadn’t closed below $40 since February 2009.
The Dow Jones industrial average finishes down 588 points after day of massive swings.
The company said it faces 181 wrongful death or injury lawsuits due to recalled vehicles in the U.S. and Canada.
The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a $500,000 Canadian (US $378,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of members of a group that hacked the site.
Some students, staff and parents said the banners hung on a home were too welcoming, especially to women and their families.
Three employment assessments formerly used by the Minneapolis-based retailer disproportionately screened out applicants for professional positions based on race and gender.
Indiana saw the biggest drop in prices at the pump last week according to price tracker GasBuddy.com.
U.S. stock markets sank in morning trading Monday in a wave of fear that circled the globe after a historic plunge in Chinese stocks.
World stock markets plunged and Wall Street was due to suffer heavy losses on Monday after China’s main index sank 8.5 percent amid fears over the health of the world’s second-largest economy.
A veteran Louisiana State Police trooper has died of a head wound suffered while he tried to help a stranded motorist.
They tackled a gunman preventing an attack on the high-speed train carrying 500 passengers to Paris.
Two Troy officers are in the hospital with serious injuries after being shot by an attempted carjacking suspect.
Google’s new site shows you how much sun and shade your home or business gets each year.
They have sent cakes and copies of a Christian film to 10 LGBT groups on the West Coast.
A Republican winning the presidency is becoming a higher priority for more of its members, suggesting a rift between pragmatists and ideologues.
The spill’s aftermath has cost the EPA $3.7 million through Thursday, according to information provided by the agency.
The founder of Minority Humanitarian Foundation said his makeshift operation is necessary: “The underground railroad wasn’t our first choice. It was our last choice.”
He reiterated his intention to end “birthright citizenship” for children of immigrants here illegally.