Amazon plunged 7.3 percent to $290.45 as the biggest drag on both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 after the online retailer's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed Wall Street and third-quarter results missed forecasts.
Countless Maui residents are going door to door in an attempt to convince fellow voters to ban the cultivation of genetically engineered crops believed to be highly dangerous.
NEW YORK - Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors. After a series of sharp sell-offs this month, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 7.4 percent from its September record as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified.
This Halloween is expected to be the most celebrated in the last decade - maybe because it falls on a Friday - or maybe we're all just jones-ing to play dress-up and gorge on candy.
Tens of millions of elderly and disabled Americans will see a small bump in their government payments next year, another reflection of a sluggish economic recovery that has kept inflation low.