The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it will not prosecute former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, while also releasing a report faulting the city and its law enforcement for racial bias.
New revelations regarding Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email system while secretary of state are stoking mounting questions over why she went to such lengths to keep her messages off the official government system, as the White House on Wednesday refused to say whether she exercised poor judgment.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. fell $.91 or 1.5 percent, to $58.31.
Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Allergan rose $.18 or .1 percent, to $235.04.
Shares of some top autos companies are down at 1 p.m.: Ford Motor Co. fell $.13 or .8 percent, to $16.04.
Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: CSX fell $.13 or .4 percent, to $33.99.
Shares of some top aerospace companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Boeing fell $.94 or .6 percent, to $154.63.
Shares of some top beverages companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $.07 or .1 percent, to $126.34.
Shares of some top silver companies are down at 1 p.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.08 or 2.4 percent, to $3.26.
Shares of some top computer companies are down at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc s fell $.37 or .3 percent, to $128.99.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio reportedly is backing out of a big agriculture-themed summit on Saturday.
The Senate's top Republican is telling states to ignore a central part of President Barack Obama's plans to curb the pollution blamed for global warming.
Alcoa Inc.'s stock tumbled 4.9% in midday trade Wednesday, after Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgraded the aluminum maker, citing worsening aluminum fundamentals.
Nielsen said Wednesday it is buying eXelate, a company that provides data and technology to buy and sell ads that get seen by the right audience.