Close calls of drones flying near airplanes and crowds in the U.S. have surged this year to more than 40 a month. The Federal Aviation Administration logged 193 cases of safety incidents involving unmanned aircraft in civilian skies from Feb. 22 through Nov.
5 New filings for benefits unexpectedly spiked 21,000 last week to 313,000, the 1st reading over 300,000 since early Sept. But that's still low.
The Dow industrials and S&P 500 ended at record levels Wednesday in a quiet, preholiday trading session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 12.81 points, or 0.1%, to 17827.75.
In this Oct. 28, 2014 photo, customers shop at a Century 21 Department Store in Philadelphia. The Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for October on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.
A visitor takes a photo with a tablet in front of a Hewlett-Packard (HP) stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27, 2014.