Dozens of property and business owners seethed when the city of St. Paul handed out $2.3 million in assessments for street improvements on the Green Line light rail construction project.
Tied to Obama, vulnerable Dems' midterm plan to keep it local crumbling under world issues.
A British woman has died under anesthesia during a cosmetic procedure by an uncertified surgeon at a clinic in Thailand's capital, authorities said Friday.
China's president on Friday pledged to provide $81 million in aid to help fight Ebola in the three West African countries at the heart of the crisis.
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are up at 10 a.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.67 or 1.0 percent, to $69.77.
The Rwandan government, members of parliament and genocide survivors have expressed their anger at the BBC over a recent documentary that suggested the country's president may have had a hand shooting down of his predecessor's plane.
Shares of some top internet companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Amazon fell $22.70 or 7.2 percent, to $290.48.
Shares of some top oil companies are down at 10 a.m.: BP PLC fell $.20 or .5 percent, to $41.97.
Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: CSX rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $34.86.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.54 or 1.1 percent, to $50.55.
The family of a New York preemie born just larger than the size of a cellphone is asking for prayers as their little one gains strength, MyFoxNY.com reported.
The U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday it was tweaking its policy for retirement funds to encourage savers to buy annuities, a measure aimed to keep them from outliving their savings.
Investors appeared to shrug off worries about New York's first Ebola case, which had weighed on U.S. stock futures.
The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose to a six-year high in September, but a sharp downward revision to August's sales pace indicated that the housing recovery remains fragile.
Sales of new homes in September rose slightly and hit a six-year high even though purchases in August were not nearly as strong as the government initially reported.
Short term and long term demand fears sink oil, making the charts look a little sick.
Tech stocks were generally up in early trading Friday, with Microsoft Corp. among the advancers.