PARIS - World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, urging each other to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels.
LONDON The dollar hit its strongest since mid-March against a basket of its peers on Monday, at the start of a week likely to highlight the divergent outlooks for U.S. and euro zone interest rates that will set the tone for markets in early 2016.
NEW YORK - Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump canceled a public event where he had planned to announce endorsements from black pastors, after a group of African-American academics and clergy members urged them to reconsider. Full Article
An equal number of shoppers sought to buy items online as they did in physical stores over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to a closely watched survey by the leading retail industry lobby, highlighting the growing importance of e-commerce during the crucial holiday shopping season. Full Article
Already a global powerhouse in high-tech areas from solar panels to bullet trains, China is now taking on the challenge of making more of its own drugs for a vast and ageing population. Reuters' Adam Jourdan explains why it's succeeding.