U.S. stocks rose to fresh session highs in Friday's last half hour of trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average last up 128 points or 0.8%.
Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.
A senior Obama administration official says the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls is being reviewed.
A group of striking FairPoint workers is picketing a meeting of Colby College's trustees, saying one of them has the power to force the telephone company to return to the bargaining table.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Friday announced it will privatize 558 bridges, selecting a partnership's $899 million proposal to replace and maintain the spans.
Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.
More than a dozen U.S. oil producers have joined to lobby the federal government to reverse the 40-year-old ban on U.S. crude exports.
The U.S. is investigating claims that Islamic State militants used chemical weapons against Iraqis last month, in what would be a serious escalation of the fighting in the region.
The most amazing golfer in Florida these days isn’t Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy.
The ECB's president warned divided euro zone leaders on Friday they risked "a relapse into recession" if they failed to press ahead with structural economic reforms.
The Canadian auto workers union says Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co.
Flashing the easy smile of someone whose name isn't on the Election Day ballot, Mitt Romney has never been so politically popular. He’s traveled the country – 23 states by his count – in recent months to lend support to fellow Republicans in advance of November’s midterm election.
The only company that sold health insurance under the federal health care overhaul law in New Hampshire this year says its average customer will see no increase in premiums in 2015.
Three people have been taken to a hospital following a shooting at a high school in Marysville, Wash., about an hour north of Seattle Friday, according to a television report.
The union that represents about 350 University of Vermont service workers has ratified a new contract.