Washington school shooting leaves gunman, victim dead

SEATTLE - A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state, killing one and wounding an unknown number of victims, and the assailant was now dead, police said.  Live Coverage | Full Article 

Wall St. boosted by earnings, S&P posts best week in nearly two years 4:28pm EDT

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks closed out their best week in nearly two years on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States.

Police officers stand guard near the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Blair Gable

U.S. weighs border changes after Ottawa attack

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada and make it easier to revoke the passports of suspected militants, steps that could gain traction following two attacks in Canada this week.  Full Article | Video 

A sign board of Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp's Annual General Meeting is seen on a street near the venue in Tokyo June 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Congress to meet Takata safety regulators

WASHINGTON/DETROIT - The House committee looking into the defective air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata will hold an initial briefing with U.S. safety regulators next week.  Full Article 

A UPS delivery man pushes a trolley of packages in New York, December 27, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

UPS may hike charges for holiday demand

CHICAGO - United Parcel Service may charge major customers more for a surge in late, unplanned packages or turn down the business if it threatens disruptions during the peak holiday season.  Full Article 

A worker walks past Amazon Fresh delivery vans parked at an Amazon Fresh warehouse in Inglewood, California, June 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn

Breakingviews: Amazon not so amazin'

Breakingviews dissects Amazon's third-quarter earnings for signs that CEO Jeff Bezos' ambitions are exceeding the company's ability to pay for them.  Video 

A man holding a hatchet is seen in a still image from surveillance video provided by the New York Police Department October 23, 2014. REUTERS/NYPD/handout via Reuters

NYC cop critically wounded in hatchet attack

NEW YORK - A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.  Video | Full Article 

Doctor with Ebola in New York stable; nurse is virus-free

An American doctor who is the first to be diagnosed with Ebola in New York City remains in stable condition, while one of the nurses infected with Ebola at a Dallas hospital is now virus-free. Linda So reports.