NEW YORK - Major indexes ended down for both the week and the month of January as investors worried about weak U.S. growth and whether instability in Europe could hurt corporate earnings. Full Article
WASHINGTON - Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview on Friday the United States might eventually need to send non-combat ground troops to Iraq to help turn back Islamic State forces.
SAN FRANCISCO - Ride service Uber, which is trying to enhance its image after several controversies, released the findings of a report on its handling of passenger data and said it would act on all the report's recommendations for improvements. Full Article
Residents of the hometown of a Jordanian pilot being held by Islamic State militants march in the streets, seeking information about his fate, after the deadline for the insurgents' demand passed. Yiming Woo reports.