Shi'ite fighters, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in field training in the desert in the province of Najaf, September 16, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iran seeks U.S. concessions for help with Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS - Iran is ready to work with the U.S. and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like more flexibility on its uranium enrichment program in exchange.  Full Article | Video 

U.S. existing home sales fall, investors pulling back 10:45am EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in August as investors stepped away from the market, but the decline probably does not signal renewed weakness in the housing sector.

A customer holds an iPhone 6 (R) and iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple store on Fifth Avenue after the phones went on sale in New York in this file photo taken September 19, 2014.    REUTERS/Adrees Latif/Files

Apple sells 10 million new iPhones

Apple said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.  Full Article 

File photo of an oil refinery in Melbourne June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

Siemens to buy Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion

FRANKFURT - Siemens said it would buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion in a move that would significantly boost the German company's oil and gas business in North America.  Full Article 

A model eats before the Donna Karan Spring/Summer 2015 collection show during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York September 8, 2014.    REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Avoid low-fact diets

A much hyped new study, conducted with just 150 participants, calls for us to “embrace fat”—even the saturated kind. The alleged benefits? Weight loss and, most incredibly, healthier hearts.  Commentary 

President Barack Obama talks in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, September 18, 2014.  REUTERS/Larry Downing

Obama tries Reagan touch on economy

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has gone to lengths to change the public's impression of the economy ahead of November's congressional elections.  Full Article 

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd founder Jack Ma (2nd L) poses as he arrives at the New York Stock Exchange for his company's initial public offering (IPO) under the ticker"BABA" in New York September 19, 2014.      REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Alibaba IPO ranks as world's biggest

HONG KONG - Alibaba Group's initial public offering now ranks as the world's biggest at $25 billion, after the e-commerce giant and some of its shareholders sold additional shares.  Full Article 

A Massachusetts Water Resources Authority wind turbine turns in front of a 1951 megawatt fossil fuel power plant in Charlestown, Massachusetts September 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Rockefellers to announce fossil fuel divestment

The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals will announce pledges to divest a total of $50 billion from fossil fuel investments.  Full Article 

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"This is every parent's worst nightmare" - father of missing university student

The parents of missing UVA student Hannah Graham plead for the public's help as police issue an arrest warrant for a man identified as a person of interest. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).