A vapor cloud triggered by equipment cleaning caused a temporary evacuation of a building at NASA's Goddard Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland Friday.
A report that part of the National Security Agency campus in Maryland was evacuated is untrue, an agency official told Fox News.
Gold futures finished lower on Friday to tally a loss of more than 2% for the week as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting next week.
Vacuum cleaners that pose an electric shock risk to users are among this week's recalled consumer products.
Shares of some top silver companies are down at 1 p.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.06 or 1.9 percent, to $3.04.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are up at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.45 or .8 percent, to $57.81.
Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. rose $.50 or .8 percent, to $59.73.
Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Barrick Gold Corp. unchanged at $12.64.
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. fell $.39 or .5 percent, to $71.12.
Shares of some top oil companies are down at 1 p.m.: BP PLC fell $.20 or .5 percent, to $43.40.
Mary Pat Christie, the wife of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, has stepped down from her job at a New York-based hedge fund as her husband prepares for a potential run for the White House.
Baker Hughes on Friday reported that the number of U.S. rigs actively drilling for oil and natural gas as of April 24 fell 22 rigs from last week to 932.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 22 this week to 932 amid depressed oil prices.
Elaine Wynn will not return to the board of the casino-hotel company she co-founded with ex-husband Steve Wynn based on preliminary results from a vote by shareholders.
The hall for the Irbil Oil and Gas Exhibition this week was crowded with company displays, executives and investors.
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake. But Peter Schweizer, author of the new book "Clinton Cash," says that: "What quickly became apparent to many people was that if you ... wanted to do business in Haiti, you had to have relationships with a Clinton."