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
Those injured from four separate attacks claimed by Islamic State's Egyptian wing are rushed to hospital, as authorities expect the death toll of more than 30 to rise. Yiming Woo reports.