A crowd gathers at a scene of multiple bombings at Kano Central Mosque November 28, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

Bombs, gunfire kill 35 at mosque in Nigeria

KANO, Nigeria - Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the central mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano, killing at least 35 people in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants.  Full Article 

Wall St. up for sixth straight week despite oil rout 1:30pm EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended mostly flat in a holiday-shortened session on Friday as a massive decline in the energy sector offset strength in consumer names, but major indexes rose for a sixth straight week.

A woman lines up outside before the Toys R Us store opens in Times Square in New York November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Black Friday shopping crowds thin

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Mall crowds were relatively thin on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping.  Full Article 

General view of the Petrolchemie und Kraftstoffe (PCK) oil refinary in Schwedt/Oder, October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

U.S. crude prices plunge after OPEC decision

NEW YORK - U.S. crude tumbled 10 percent in its biggest one-day drop in more than five years, as OPEC's decision not to cut output sent oil traders scurrying to find a new trading floor.  Full Article 

A pro-democracy protester takes a photo of the police (not in picture) near other protesters during a confrontation with the police at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong early November 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Street clashes erupt in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Thousands of pro-democracy activists clashed with police in running scuffles in the gritty district of Mong Kok in a bid to reclaim part of one of the largest and most volatile protest sites in Hong Kong.  Full Article 

People walk toward a car lot where several cars had been burned and damaged following a night of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri November 25, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Seeking a path forward for Ferguson

Rebuilding and reinvesting in Ferguson won’t magically fix the area’s social and racial fault lines overnight, but it will give teens like Mike Brown a real chance to succeed in the future.   Commentary 

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The first peek at the new "Star Wars"

The trailer for the highly anticipated "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," has been released online, the seventh installment reviving tales of a galaxy far, far away.  Video | Full Article 

New Hampshire faces mass power outages

Power companies scramble to restore electricity to thousands of New Hampshire residents after a Nor'easter brought down trees and power lines. Vanessa Johnston reports.