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.
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.
DETROIT Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk told employees in an email to follow company policy of not offering discounts on new cars, responding to some investors' concerns about the practice.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf on Thursday offered Capitol Hill lawmakers a series of actions to fix widespread sales abuses but remained defensive on issues like consumer lawsuits, the weakness of an internal investigation and his sale of Wells Fargo shares.
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.