Applications for U.S. employment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to the lowest level in more than two months as the data becomes more difficult to adjust for seasonal variations during the year-end holiday period.
The following is a reformatted version of the introductory remarks of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at a press conference in Frankfurt.
Demonstrators rally for better wages outside a McDonald's restaurant in New York, as part of AP Demonstrators rally for better wages outside a McDonald's restaurant in New York, as part of a national protest, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
HONG KONG - China moved on Thursday to restrict its banks from using Bitcoin as currency, citing concerns about money laundering and a threat to financial stability.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican troops and federal police kept a nighttime watch on a rural field where thieves abandoned a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60, while officials began planning the delicate task of recovering the dangerous material.