A trader is reflected in a screen as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York January 2, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Earnings trigger selloff

NEW YORK - Stocks tumbled, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares down sharply after quarterly results, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment.  Full Article 

Bowe Bergdahl to face desertion charges: NBC 1:10pm EST

WASHINGTON - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion for disappearing from his base in Afghanistan in 2009, NBC News reported on Tuesday.

A man stands in falling snow on West 42nd street in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York spared brunt of snowstorm

BOSTON/NEW YORK - A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States, dropping as much as 2 feet of snow across Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Full Article 

People hold pictures of Ukrainian army pilot Nadezhda (Nadia) Savchenko as they take part in a rally demanding her liberation by Russia, at Independence Square in central Kiev, January 26, 2015.   REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in 'tense' conflict

KIEV - Nine Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting Russian-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said, as rebels fought to encircle a key town straddling transport routes between their two strongholds.  Full Article 

People ride a double bicycle past a logo of The Alibaba Group at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province November 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Aly Song

Yahoo too much for Alibaba to swallow

Yahoo pushed China's Alibaba into the global spotlight a decade ago with a billion dollar investment. Now the tables are turning.  Video 

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, sitting in a wheelchair, addresses the nation during a televised speech in Buenos Aires, January 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Argentine Presidency/Handout via Reuters

Argentine president to dissolve spy agency

BUENOS AIRES - President Cristina Fernandez plans to disband Argentina's intelligence agency amid suspicions that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death of a state prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.  Full Article 

A man holds a bottle symbolizing contaminated drinking water during a protest against the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would carry petroleum from Canada to refineries in Texas, outside WorleyParsons engineering consultancy company in Arcadia, California January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

'Not a scientist' won't fly on climate change

WASHINGTON - "'I'm not a scientist' won't be a winner in the presidential field," Republican strategist Ford O'Connell said of the now common response Republican lawmakers and candidates offer when asked about climate change.  Full Article 

Auschwitz: 70 Years On


For Holocaust survivors, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is a time of loss and sadness.  Video 

Breakingviews: Obama's cyber stumble

The president would fight hacking by grabbing additional data, but Antony Currie and Reynolds Holding explain why Davos and U.S. military approaches to preventing breaches make more sense.