An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol

U.S. gas prices fall to lowest since May 2009: survey

NEW YORK - The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 25 cents in the past two weeks, tumbling to its lowest level in more than five-and-a-half years, according to the Lundberg survey.  Full Article 

Asian shares, dollar stand tall in thin trade 7:21pm EST

TOKYO - Asian shares and the dollar began a holiday-shortened week on a strong footing on Monday, with the euro testing two-year lows against the greenback on divergent monetary policy expectations.

Miguel Esteves places an NYPD badge on a makeshift memorial at the site where two police officers were shot in the head in the Brooklyn borough of New York, December 21, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

After police killings, New York officers on edge

The killing of the two police officers comes at a time when police in New York already feel vulnerable. A wave of national protests has targeted them for what demonstrators have characterized as their “aggressive” and “extreme” tactics.  Full Article 

Airbus's company logo is pictured at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, December 4, 2014.  REUTERS/ Regis Duvignau

The inside story of the new Airbus A350 jet

PARIS - Ten years ago, the boss of Qatar Airways, who takes his first new A350 jet this week, warned Airbus it was flying off course.  Full Article 

Two freshly delivered Amazon boxes are seen on a counter in Golden, Colorado August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Amazon's cloud business a hard sell

SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE - In a post Snowden era, some larger companies have grown wary of relying heavily on Amazon's public cloud servers, preferring to store data on their own premises.  Full Article 

Staff member Maria Regla, 60, smokes a hand-rolled cigar at a hotel in Havana December 19, 2014. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

Cuba's cigars get a foot in door of U.S. market

HAVANA - Americans have been filing into the cigar shop at the Hotel Nacional in Havana ever since U.S. President Barack Obama announced he would restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and start dismantling economic sanctions,   Full Article 

A woman with an umbrella walks along the shoreline of Lanikai Beach during a brief sunrise sunshower in Kailua, Hawaii. REUTERS/Lucy Pemoni

The best places to retire

Reuters has teamed up with Zillow to give you the power to customize a list of your best places to retire. Learn how to use our interactive tool to help you determine the cities and towns that meet your criteria.  Video | Graphic 

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Pakistani minister warns of more attacks

Christians hold prayer services for the victims of a Taliban massacre at a school that left 132 children dead, as Pakistan's interior minister warns of further militant attacks. Vanessa Johnston reports.