Ferguson quiet after two nights of racial unrest

FERGUSON, Mo - The streets of Ferguson were mostly quiet after two nights of racially charged unrest following a grand jury decision to clear a white policeman of criminal prosecution for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.  Full Article 

Asia shares edge higher, oil tumbles to four-year low 1:32am EST

TOKYO - Asian stocks hit a one-month high on Thursday as investors bet that more central bank stimulus in China and Europe would shore up the global economy, while oil prices tumbled to a four-year low as hopes for output cuts by OPEC faded.

A police officer (L) is seen pointing his weapon during an incident involving the shooting of a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun at the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland, Ohio, in this still image from video released by the Cleveland Police Department November 26, 2014. Reuters/Cleveland Police Department

Video shows police shot boy within seconds

CLEVELAND - Cleveland officials released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy, which shows the boy pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds.  Full Article 

A nurse prepares a syringe containing an experimental Ebola virus vaccine next to a volunteer called Trina Helderman (L) during a media visit at  Switzerland's Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) November 4, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Ebola vaccine from Glaxo passes early test

NEW YORK - An experimental Ebola vaccine caused no serious side effects and produced an immune response in all 20 healthy volunteers who received it in an early-stage clinical trial, scientists reported.  Full Article 

Then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich (left) and Dmitry Firtash, one of Ukraine's richest men, in 2012, at the opening ceremony of a new sulphuric acid plant in Crimea. The friendship between the two men benefited both, as well as Moscow. REUTERS/Mykhailo Markiv

Putin allies funneled billions to Ukraine oligarch

Over the past four years, Russia has lent billions of dollars and sold vast quantities of cheap gas to Dmitry Firtash, an influential Ukrainian businessman with interests in industry and media.   Full Coverage 

William Ackman speaks to the audience   in New York, July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Ackman sees big payoff from Allergan deal

BOSTON - Hedge fund mogul William Ackman told investors they could see a $6 billion payday when he closes the chapter on Allergan Inc., his firm's biggest bet of 2014.  Full Article 

Cars make their way on a highway in New Jersey November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel

A storm expected to blast the East Coast with rain and snow through Thursday morning is threatening to snarl traffic for millions and impede air travel ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Full Article | Video