A crowd gathers at a scene of multiple bombings at Kano Central Mosque November 28, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

Bombs, gunfire kill 35 at mosque in Nigeria

KANO, Nigeria - Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the central mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano, killing at least 35 people in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants.  Full Article 

Wall St. up for sixth straight week despite oil rout 1:30pm EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended mostly flat in a holiday-shortened session on Friday as a massive decline in the energy sector offset strength in consumer names, but major indexes rose for a sixth straight week.

People walk toward a car lot where several cars had been burned and damaged following a night of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri November 25, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Seeking a path forward for Ferguson

Rebuilding and reinvesting in Ferguson won’t magically fix the area’s social and racial fault lines overnight, but it will give teens like Mike Brown a real chance to succeed in the future.   Commentary 

Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi talks to journalists before a meeting of OPEC oil ministers at OPEC's headquarters in Vienna November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Saudi Arabia declares price war on U.S. shale

VIENNA - Saudi Arabia's oil minister told fellow OPEC members they must combat the U.S. shale oil boom, arguing against cutting crude output in order to depress prices and undermine the profitability of North American producers.  Full Article 

Procter & Gamble's corporate headquarters is seen in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 28, 2005.

P&G explores sale of $7 billion Wella unit

LONDON - Procter & Gamble is working with Goldman Sachs to explore the sale of its Wella hair care business that could be worth around $7 billion.  Full Article 

A woman lines up outside before the Toys R Us store opens in Times Square in New York November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Black Friday shopping crowds thin

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Mall crowds were relatively thin early on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online.  Full Article 

A volunteer wearing a protective suit walks in a 'high risk' zone during an Ebola training session held by Germany's Red Cross in Wuerzburg October 21, 2014. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

WHO to male Ebola survivors: abstain from sex

LONDON - Men who recover from Ebola should abstain from sex for three months to minimize the risk of passing the virus on in their semen, the World Health Organization said.  Full Article 


Police kill man after suspected political attack

AUSTIN, Texas - Police in Austin shot and killed a man who opened fire on a U.S. federal courthouse, Mexican consulate and police headquarters in the Texas capital in an attack that appears to be politically motivated.  Full Article 

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White House Christmas Tree arrives by horse-drawn carriage

First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes the Official White House Christmas Tree, a nearly 19-foot foot Douglas Fir from Pennsylvania that was pulled up to the White House by a horse-drawn carriage. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).