Members of the media look at the Apple Watch during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Apple joins the Dow

NEW YORK - Apple, the nation's largest company by market value, will join the Dow Jones Industrial Average March 18, replacing AT&T.  Full Article 

Wall Street lower after payrolls 10:09am EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for a second week of declines, as a strong monthly jobs report heightened expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than anticipated.

Miners fool around in their locker room prior to the start of an afternoon shift at a coal mine near Gilbert, West Virginia May 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

U.S. labor market flexes muscles in February

WASHINGTON - U.S. employment accelerated in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2 year low of 5.5 percent, signs that could encourage the Federal Reserve to consider hiking interest rates in June.  Full Article 

Wrecked cars are pictured near a destroyed bridge near Donetsk airport March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Frostbite and desperate conditions hit Donetsk

DONETSK, Ukraine - Former crane-operator Alexander Zubko survived when a mortar bomb hit his house but lost his toes to frostbite after sleeping in the snow-covered rubble.  Full Article 

Screengrab from a file video in Nimrud/REUTERS

'Nothing is safe from the cultural cleansing'

BAGHDAD - Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural treasures.  Full Article | Video 

A woman walks along Block 11 area at Huangphu River in Shanghai May 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The cost of cleaning up corruption in China

China’s anti-corruption campaign, already in its third year, is moving beyond luxury goods and impacting sales of even everyday goods like pork.  Video 

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Five injured in Jerusalem car attack

A Palestinian driver rams his vehicle into a group of people standing near a Jerusalem tram stop, injuring at least five, in what Israeli police say was a terrorist act. Mana Rabiee reports.