Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the Apple Watch during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Dow gets a taste for Apple

NEW YORK - Apple knocks AT&T out of the Dow, cementing the iPhone maker's dominant position in the economy.  Full Article 

Wall Street ends lower as jobs data may bring rate hike sooner 4:31pm EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday and the S&P 500 declined for a second straight week after a strong monthly jobs report as investors bet that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than previously expected.

Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan speaks during a rare news conference at CIA Headquarters in Virginia, December 11, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

CIA to reorganize focus toward cyber ops

WASHINGTON - The Central Intelligence Agency is launching one of the biggest reorganizations in its history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations into intelligence gathering.  Full Article 

A Christmas tree is seen near a memorial to Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, December 25, 2014. REUTERS/Aaron P Bernstein

Ferguson fires three, hopes to settle with DOJ

Ferguson, Missouri, has fired three city employees and is pursuing other reforms to reach a settlement with the Justice Department after a federal investigation accused the city of illegal practices targeting African-Americans.  Full Article 

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at EMILY’s List 30th Anniversary Gala in Washington, March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The lesson from Hillary Clinton's email imbroglio

The current Clinton flap says something about the tension between the drive for transparency and the instinct for privacy and the way in which government growth has outrun legal limitations.  Commentary 

The dwarf planet Ceres taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on February 19, 2015 from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles is shown in this handout photo provided by NASA March 2, 2015. REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters

U.S. spacecraft reaches dwarf planet Ceres

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A U.S. space probe slipped into orbit around Ceres, a miniature planet beyond Mars believed to be left over from the formation of the solar system, NASA said.  Video | Full Article 

IS militants destroy ancient city in Iraq

Officials in Iraq say Islamic State militants have begun destroying the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud. Julie Noce reports.

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