Shares of some top media companies are down at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. fell $.26 or .4 percent, to $59.06.
Shares of some top machinery companies are down at 1 p.m.: Caterpillar fell $1.26 or 1.6 percent, to $78.94.
Shares of some top managed care companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Aetna rose $.54 or .5 percent, to $102.66.
Rihanna has a new gig: representing Christian Dior.
Weapons of mass destruction and "potential instruments of terrorism" could be at risk of entering the country through cargo rail shipments, according to a new watchdog report.
UBS AG officials reported in a regulatory filing released Friday that the Swiss bank paid $135 million to settle civil litigation in the U.S. related to its currency-trading business.
The owners of a Maine elephant sanctuary where a caretaker died after apparently being stepped on will not be cited by federal workplace safety regulators.
Collectors, designers and developers looking for their next statement piece will get a chance to find one at a large auction of salvaged historical artifacts.
American Airlines says it will combine its frequent-flier program with that of US Airways within the next 30 days.
Will next week's partial solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany? Experts say the eclipse on the morning of March 20 will be a good test of the country's electricity grid, which relies increasingly on renewable energy.
A 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been struck and killed by a freight train while walking to school.