Two dead in shooting at Washington high school

MARYSVILLE, Wash. - A student opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school, killing a classmate and wounding at least four others before taking his own life amid the chaos of students scrambling to safety.  Full Article | Video 

Wall St. boosted by earnings, S&P posts best week in nearly two years 6:45pm EDT

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks closed out their best week in nearly two years on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States. | Video

Participants wear protective clothing and equipment during training for the Ebola response team at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas October 24, 2014.  REUTERS/Darren Abate

Two states to quarantine health workers

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine all medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries.  Full Article | Video 

People write messages on a Canadian flag in a makeshift memorial in honour of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, outside the Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote Armoury in Hamilton October 24, 2014.  REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Canada vows tougher laws in face of attacks

OTTAWA - Canada vowed to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties in a country that prides itself on its openness.  Full Article | Video 

A sign board of Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp's Annual General Meeting is seen on a street near the venue in Tokyo June 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Congress to meet Takata safety regulators

WASHINGTON/DETROIT - The House committee looking into the defective air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata will hold an initial briefing with U.S. safety regulators next week.  Full Article 

A UPS delivery man pushes a trolley of packages in New York, December 27, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

UPS may hike charges for holiday demand

CHICAGO - United Parcel Service may charge major customers more for a surge in late, unplanned packages or turn down the business if it threatens disruptions during the peak holiday season.  Full Article 

A worker walks past Amazon Fresh delivery vans parked at an Amazon Fresh warehouse in Inglewood, California, June 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn

Breakingviews: Amazon not so amazin'

Breakingviews dissects Amazon's third-quarter earnings for signs that CEO Jeff Bezos' ambitions are exceeding the company's ability to pay for them.  Video