Outside Twitter's San Francisco headquarters on Tuesday. The company said that on average it had 271 million active users a month at the end of June, a 24 percent increase from the same time last year.
Market Snap: At the New York close: S&P 500 down 0.5% at 1969.95. DJIA down 0.4% at 16912.11. Nasdaq Comp down 0.05% at 4442.70.
Emergency personnel head down into a parking garage below the UCLA athletic field after a major water main break sent water blasting through Sunset Boulevard north of the UCLA campus.
Prices for preowned homes in the Dallas area rose at the slowest rate in 10 months in the latest nationwide survey. Dallas prices were up 8.6 percent in May from a year ago in the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it would cut up to 2,900 employees and close facilities in Washington state and Colorado, as the Thousand Oaks company moved to rein in costs and focus on new drugs.