Dollar, U.S. stocks gain; stocks elsewhere fall on mixed data
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
People walk past an electronic information board at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Pedestrians walk past an electronic board showing various stock prices, which are reflected in a polished stone surface, outside a brokerage in Tokyo January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
An office worker walks past the board of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying its logo in central Sydney April 5, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange February 5, 2014. REUTERS/Remote/Stringer
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Protesters and residents in western France resist the construction of a planned airport by occupying its intended site.
The murder rate in Caracas is rising - and so is demand for undertakers, tomb-chisellers, flower-sellers and others purveying to death.
Olympic athletes show off some personal flair.
Displays of affection during the 2014 Winter Olympics.