LONDON (AP) - Oil companies saw their shares take a beating Thursday as crude prices slid to their lowest in over four years in the wake of OPEC's decision to maintain production levels even though prices have fallen sharply in recent weeks.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota farmers are nearing the end of a record corn harvest this week, but they have serious concerns about grain prices, storaage options and rail congestion heading into spring. And they're looking for more options than the Keystone XL pipeline to help.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. During those few moments, he ordered the youngster three times to put up his hands, they said.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday. They said more than 462,000 people selected a private insurance plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through the online marketplace HealthCare.gov.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Environmental groups have won the latest battle in their effort to halt a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby in Idaho, but a pro-hunting group says the contest with cash prizes for whoever kills the most predators will go on as planned early next year.
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man who fatally shot his mother and wounded a suburban St. Louis police officer and two FBI agents is dead, authorities said Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Many older people silently harbor a blood "pre-cancer" - a gene mutation acquired during their lifetime that could start them on the path to leukemia, lymphoma or other blood disease, scientists have discovered. It opens a new frontier on early detection and possibly someday preventing these cancers, which become more common with age.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - If hops make you hot, and you like your men like your beer - stout - these guys have just the thing for you.
DRIVER IS LUCKY DOG FOOD DIDN'T CRUSH HIM: FIFE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses burned to the ground.
VENICE, Fla. (AP) - Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a "prostitution ring" and that one 15-year-old boy had been "pimping out girls," according to an arrest affidavit.
BOSTON (AP) - A former college professor who underwent a double arm transplant last month at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston said Tuesday that the best thing about the operation is that he's able to hug his loved ones again.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia lawyer had sex several times with a 14-year-old girl in the conference room of his downtown office after former clients holding her captive brought her there during business hours, authorities said.
TARENTUM, Pa. (AP) - Police in Pennsylvania say a woman fatally shot her husband after arguing about a casserole she burned, then took a photo of ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke was sworn in Wednesday as secretary of the Interior Department, assuming oversight of 400 million acres of public ...
DENVER (AP) - Colorado is moving ahead with a first-in-the-nation attempt to allow marijuana clubs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Rodney Dangerfield made a career out of getting "no respect." His widow contends he's not getting much in death, either.
NEW YORK (AP) - Oprah Winfrey says President Donald Trump's victory has her rethinking whether she could be elected to the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - White House lawyers have instructed the president's aides to preserve materials that could be connected to Russian interference in the 2016 election ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Allowing insurers to market health care policies across state lines is one of President Donald Trump's main ideas for bringing down costs.
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's acknowledged that it lost 500 million customer transactions in the U.S. since 2012, and said it plans to use ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California saw another three months of weak demand for pollution permits amid persistent uncertainty about the future of the state's cap on ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pepsi says slumping sales from Philadelphia's new sweetened-beverage tax are prompting layoffs of 80 to 100 workers at three distribution plants that ...
SUNNYVALE (AP) - Yahoo is punishing CEO Marissa Mayer and parting ways with its top lawyer for the mishandling of two security breaches that exposed the ...