Members of the media look at the Apple Watch during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Apple joins the Dow

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

Wall St. falls after payrolls 11:21am EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks retreated on Friday, with the S&P 500 poised for its second straight weekly drop, as a strong monthly jobs report cemented expectations for an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve this year and possibly sooner than anticipated.

The Apple Dow

Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. How the DJIA would have performed to date if one of its 30 components was replaced with Apple

Miners fool around in their locker room prior to the start of an afternoon shift at a coal mine near Gilbert, West Virginia May 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

U.S. labor market flexes muscles in February

WASHINGTON - U.S. employment accelerated in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2 year low of 5.5 percent, signs that could encourage the Federal Reserve to consider hiking interest rates in June.  Full Article | Video 

Wrecked cars are pictured near a destroyed bridge near Donetsk airport March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Frostbite and desperate conditions hit Donetsk

DONETSK, Ukraine - Former crane-operator Alexander Zubko survived when a mortar bomb hit his house but lost his toes to frostbite after sleeping in the snow-covered rubble.  Full Article 

Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, MD, February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Robert

Another win for 'right-to-work'

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin will become the 25th "right-to-work" state, after lawmakers approved a bill that stops private sector workers from being required to join a union, and sent it to Governor Scott Walker, an early Republican favorite for 2016.  Full Article 

Screengrab from a file video in Nimrud/REUTERS

'Nothing is safe from the cultural cleansing'

BAGHDAD - Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural treasures.  Full Article | Video 

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U.S. job market sizzles with 295,000 gain

U.S. employment accelerated in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2 year low of 5.5 percent, signs that could encourage the Federal Reserve to consider hiking interest rates in June.

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