US Department of Defense ends ban on women serving on front-line combat roles. Julie Noce reports.
Residents in Diabaly, Mali try to resume life after Islamist extremists are driven out by French troops, fighting continues elsewhere.. Julie Noce reports.
The semiautomatic rifles recently shipped to school police in Fontana, Calif. look like they belong on a battlefield, not a school, but officials say the weapons could help stop a massacre like the one in Newtown, Conn. just weeks ago.
As other states begin setting up health insurance exchanges required under the Affordable Care Act, many are turning to Massachusetts which pioneered the online health insurance marketplace.
The federal government is looking at new recommendations to toughen the rules on when personal records can be used in court during sexual assault trials
The San Francisco 49ers are getting set for their first Super Bowl in since 1995, when the team defeated the San Diego Chargers 49-26. The 49ers will touch down in New Orleans on Sunday night. The Baltimore Ravens will arrive on Monday.
Exco Resources (XCO) was downgraded by Keybanc (KEY) to hold from buy as natural gas prices are likely to remain depressed. Shares are lower by about 2.9 percent.
NetSuite (N) was upgraded by Lazard Capital Markets (LAZ) from neutral to buy with a price target of $85 as increased sales capacity should add to earnings. Shares are higher by about 2.8 percent.
Sales of US existing homes fell in December due to a shrinking supply. Purchases fell by one percent to a 4.94 million annual rate according to the the National Association of Realtors.
Associates Banc (ASBC) maintained its quarterly dividend of 8 cents per share. The dividend is payable on March 15, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2013.