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Hong Kong stocks rebounded in early hours on Friday, with casino shares leading gains.
A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.
Krauthammer said he believes the Obama administration will also eventually concede that a travel ban on Ebola-ravaged countries is necessary.
A federal judge says a former soldier suing Burger King for swallowing needles in a sandwich should pay attorneys' fees and costs to the defendants for not showing up at a settlement conference.
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said in a letter Thursday to Deputy Attorney General James Cole they are demanding the Justice Department “be forthcoming” about the 2013 incident
The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man was transferred Thursday from a Dallas hospital to a specialized medical facility in Maryland.
Japan stocks seesawed between small gains and losses on Friday morning, after falling heavily in the previous session.
Federal nuclear regulators say permanent closure plans for Yucca Mountain met all the necessary objectives in safety evaluations completed before the Obama administration pulled the plug on the Nevada waste dump.
Laid-off Atlantic City casino workers are getting some help with health care and insurance.
Hunter Biden said in a statement to Fox News that he respects the Navy’s decision.
The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News will shutter their individual websites and refocus attention on their joint Philly.com portal.
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 6-12.
The zombies really know how to make an entrance.
Urban Outfitters Inc. said Thursday that an ongoing sales slump could hurt its third-quarter earnings, which sent its shares plunging in extended trading.
A bigger buffer against loan losses weighed on Capital One Financial Corp.'s third-quarter earnings.
A Colorado marijuana company must recall or destroy its pot-infused edibles that resemble iconic Hershey treats as part of a settlement agreement with the chocolate company.