World leaders urge action on climate crisis

PARIS - World leaders launched a bid to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, with French President Francois Hollande saying the world was at "breaking point" in the fight against global warming.

At NATO, Turkey remains defiant over Russian jet 2:53pm EST

BRUSSELS Turkey's prime minister dismissed on Monday any suggestion Ankara should apologize for downing a Russian warplane in its airspace last week, after winning strong NATO support for the right to defend itself. | Video

A worker stacks a shipping trailer with boxed items for delivery at Amazon's distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona November 22, 2013. REUTERS/Ralph D. Freso

Cyber Monday on track for record sales

CHICAGO - U.S. online sales grew 14 percent on Cyber Monday, leading some retailers' websites, including Target's, to crash temporarily due to high customer traffic.  Full Article 

A view of the damage to the entrance of the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado November 28, 2015. REUTERS/Isaiah J. Downing

Planned Parenthood suspect to appear in court

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The gunman accused of killing three people and wounding nine at a Planned Parenthood clinic was due to appear in court.  Full Article 

Traders work at their screens in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, October 1, 2015. REUTERS/Staff/remote

Markets brace for divergent Fed, ECB decisions

LONDON - The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank are expected to deliver sharply contrasting policy decisions next month, reflecting how the world's two largest economies have moved from the Great Recession to the Great Divide.  Full Article 

Saad al-Hariri (R), then prime minister of Lebanon, chats with Lebanese Christian politician and leader of the Marada movement Suleiman Franjieh (L) during a new session of the national dialogue between political leaders at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, near Beirut April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Dalati Nohra/Handout

Assad ally may be Lebanon's next president

BEIRUT - Lebanon's political crisis has taken a dramatic turn with the possibility that a friend of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could become president in a deal aimed at breathing life back into the paralyzed state.  Full Article 

Help Wanted: Cybersecurity’s Weak Spot

A wave of breaches and theft has made cybersecurity a worry for every company and agency in the world but, there aren’t enough experts to fill all the open jobs. Major colleges are trying to fix that.

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