Protests spread across U.S.

FERGUSON, Mo - Some 2,000 National Guard troops dispatched to the St. Louis area helped police stave off a second night of rioting and arson, as sympathy protests spread to several U.S. cities.   Live Coverage | Full Article 

Tech buoys Wall Street, but energy still weighs 2:48pm EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks edged up on Wednesday, boosted by tech shares, while the energy sector was once more the largest weight on the market as crude prices continued to flirt with multi-year lows.

Pro-Russian separatists from the rebel Interior ministry attend an oath-taking ceremony in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Russian troops giving 'backbone' to rebels

KIEV - Russian forces are still operating in eastern Ukraine, providing the backbone of separatist rebels fighting the Kiev government, NATO's top military commander said.  Full Article 


Smart ways to be charitable in retirement

Strategies for making the most of your donations - from how to grow the money you plan to give to how to withdraw it from your retirement accounts with minimal tax implications.  Video 


Nor'easter dampens Thanksgiving holiday travel

A Nor'easter that is expected to dump several inches of snow from Washington D.C. to Boston is dampening holiday travel plans for many travelers this Thanksgiving.  Video | Full Article 

Shoppers rush for televisions at a Target store in Chicago November 27, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress

The science behind Black Friday mayhem

Each year there are reports of violence during the Black Friday sales. The reasons are primal.  Commentary 

An operator installs a chromatography column to purify the gene therapy drug Glybera at Dutch biotech company uniQure in Amsterdam December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

First gene therapy drug sets price record

FRANKFURT/LONDON - The Western world's first gene therapy drug is set to go on sale in Germany with a $1.4 million price tag, a new record for a medicine to treat a rare disease.  Full Article 

A riot police shouts at pro-democracy protesters during a confrontation at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong November 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Clashes in Hong Kong as protest site cleared

HONG KONG - Clashes broke out in Hong Kong, where police are trying to clear protesters camped out in the city's Mong Kok district.  Video | Full Article 

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Vehicle strikes Ferguson protester in Minnesota

A woman was struck by a vehicle at a protest rally in Minneapolis, following the grand jury decision on police shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).