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
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.
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
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.