The FBI opened an investigation on Monday into possible civil rights violations after a suburban St. Louis police officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager.
The stock market isn't the only place that's been signaling jitters among investors. The $2.3 trillion market for risky U.S. corporate debt has also been under pressure.
Helped by increasing revenues and spending restraint, the federal government is on track to record the lowest annual deficit in six years.
The Labor Department says employers posted 4.67 million jobs in June, up 2.1 percent from May's total of 4.58 million, for the highest number of advertised openings since February 2001.
President Vladimir Putin on Monday said Russia was coordinating with the Red Cross to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine, while NATO's secretary general warned of a "high probability" that Russia will intervene militarily.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first DNA-based screening test for colon cancer to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
The Drug Enforcement Administration paid an Amtrak secretary $854,460 over nearly 20 years to obtain confidential information about train passengers, which the DEA could have lawfully obtained for free through a law enforcement network.
Florida residents concerned about their missing pets received grim news Friday, when police discovered a 12-foot python near the body of a dead cat.
Anonymous hacktivists took over city of Ferguson, Mo., websites after warning authorities that their treatment of protesters could have consequences.
An expansion of billing and financial offices by a Lutheran Hospital affiliate is expected to bring about 320 jobs to Fort Wayne.
A $2 million expansion will keep 350 jobs at Philips Lighting's Tupelo plant, and will also add 50 jobs over the next few months.
Siemens Rail Automation is expanding its operations in Pittsburgh with a new facility and a push to more than double its workforce over the next three years.
U.S. stocks gained Monday, extending a rebound from Friday, as investors focused on corporate news instead of geopolitical concerns.
It's been hard to be bullish in the past week as Ukraine, Iraq and Ebola dampened investors' spirits, but the world economy isn't so bad as U.S. bond yields and the slide in risk markets would imply.
Nigeria is gripped by fear following the death of Patrick Sawyer, who showed no signs of Ebola when he boarded a plane in Liberia but was 'terribly ill' by the time the flight landed in Lagos.