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 

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 

Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi talks to journalists before a meeting of OPEC oil ministers at OPEC's headquarters in Vienna November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Saudi Arabia declares price war on U.S. shale

VIENNA - Saudi Arabia's oil minister told fellow OPEC members they must combat the U.S. shale oil boom, arguing against cutting crude output in order to depress prices and undermine the profitability of North American producers.  Full Article 

Procter & Gamble's corporate headquarters is seen in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 28, 2005.

P&G explores sale of $7 billion Wella unit

LONDON - Procter & Gamble is working with Goldman Sachs to explore the sale of its Wella hair care business that could be worth around $7 billion.  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.