At least one person was killed and more than 100 injured, some critically, when a commuter train plowed into Hoboken station in New Jersey during Thursday morning rush hour, officials said.
EL CAJON, Calif A Southern California police officer who shot an unarmed black man pointing a vape smoking device had been at the scene for less than two minutes when he opened fire, in a killing that set off two nights of protests, a police official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON U.S. economic growth was less sluggish than previously thought in the second quarter as exports grew more than imports and businesses raised their investments, hopeful signs for the economic outlook.
GENEVA Banks are tightening the security of their SWIFT messaging networks – used by the industry to shift trillions of dollars each day – following revelations that hackers are increasingly able to get into this system to steal money.
JERUSALEM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas plans to pay a rare visit to Jerusalem on Friday to attend the funeral of former Israeli leader Shimon Peres, a Palestinian official said on Thursday.
PARIS/FRANKFURT Alarmed by the threat posed by Silicon Valley firms developing autonomous driving systems, carmakers at this week's Paris Motor Show showed signs they are ready to hit back by cooperating in areas where they might have been expected to compete.
Sumner Redstone's National Amusements, the majority shareholder of CBS Corp and Viacom Inc , on Thursday proposed a merger of the two and said it would not support the acquisition of either media company by a third party.