The northern lights put on a festive show over northern Canada just before Christmas, and a NASA satellite captured a stunning infrared image of the spectacular display.
This harvest came 3,000 years too late.
As we've seen before, extreme fear was followed by a huge rebound.
Minimum wages will increase in 20 states at the start of the year, a shift that will lift pay for millions of individuals.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia wouldn't expel any U.S. diplomats in response to the Obama administration's decision to kick 35 alleged Russian intelligence operatives out of the U.S.
The year 2016 has been filled with great oscillations as investors were taken on a wild ride, with some markets and exchange traded fund standing out from the rest.
When I saw Google’s Year in Search 2016, I have to admit I did a double take.
Officials and investors celebrated the end of 2016 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday as Japanese shares dropped to a three-week low on the last trade.
Chinese stocks rose slightly on Friday, the last trading day of 2016, but the blue-chip index ended the year more than 11 percent lower.
Hong Kong shares rose around 1 percent on Friday, but the main indexes ended 2016 near where they started after a volatile 12 months.
Oil prices are on track for their biggest annual gain since 2009 after the OPEC grouping and other major producers agreed to cut crude output.
Smithfield Food Inc [SFII.UL], the world's biggest pork producer, is buying grain elevators and purchasing grain directly from farmers, a move that hits grain handlers already reeling from multiyear lows in corn and soybean prices.