WASHINGTON (AP) - 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.
Stocks surged after a better-than-expected report on the U.S. jobs market left investors feeling better about the economy and more comfortable with a potential pullback in the Federal Reserve's easing efforts in coming months.
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.
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.
A federal judge on Friday rejected a last-ditch effort by consumers and travel agents to stop American Airlines and US Airways from merging next week, which they fear would drive prices up and service down and make planes more crowded.