NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average surged nearly 200 points Friday after the U.S. Labor Department reported the economy gained 203,000 new jobs in November, beating expectations.
Five days after a fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment in the Bronx, the Federal Railroad Administration issued an emergency order on Friday requiring the agency to have two people in place to operate trains where major speed limits exist.
Americans boosted their borrowing in October, led by another big increase in auto and student loans and the biggest rise in credit card debt in five months.
Struggling Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business, adding to the list of units it has been getting rid of to raise cash.
PACHUCA, Mexico - Federal police blocked access Friday to a central Mexico hospital where six people were reportedly admitted with a possibly lethal dose of radiation.