Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the Apple Watch during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Dow gets a taste for Apple

NEW YORK - Apple knocks AT&T out of the Dow, cementing the iPhone maker's dominant position in the economy.  Full Article 

Wall Street falls as strong jobs data may bring rate hike sooner 2:37pm EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks retreated on Friday, with the S&P 500 index poised for its second straight weekly drop, after a strong monthly jobs report fueled expectations for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year.

President Barack Obama looks up as he signs an Executive Order to encourage and promote sharing of cybersecurity threat information within the private sector and between the private sector and government after speaking at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University in Palo Alta, California February 13, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Three people charged over massive breach

WASHINGTON - Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged over roles in hacking email service providers in the United States in one of the largest reported data breaches in the nation's history.  Full Article 

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at EMILY’s List 30th Anniversary Gala in Washington, March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The lesson from Hillary Clinton's email imbroglio

The current Clinton flap says something about the tension between the drive for transparency and the instinct for privacy and the way in which government growth has outrun legal limitations.  Commentary 

Screengrab from a file video in Nimrud/REUTERS

'Nothing is safe from the cultural cleansing'

BAGHDAD - Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural treasures.  Video | Full Article 

Miners fool around in their locker room prior to the start of an afternoon shift at a coal mine near Gilbert, West Virginia May 22, 2014.   REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

U.S. labor market flexes muscles in February

WASHINGTON - U.S. employment accelerated in February and the jobless rate fell to a more than 6-1/2 year low of 5.5 percent, signs that could encourage the Federal Reserve to consider hiking interest rates in June.  Full Article | Video 

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Breakingviews: Apple a day

Apple is joining the Dow industrial average, probably unveiling its Watch and hosting its annual meeting, all the while keeping secrets about chief designer Jony Ives.

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