An orchestra composed of both Americans and Afghans come from a school in Kabul, with the aim to bring music back to a place forced into silence by religious extremists
A witness to Monday’s fatal shooting at a Del. courthouse said he could smell gunpowder after a gunman fatally shot two women before being shot and killed himself. Bill Heriot said he tried to comfort one of the victims as she passed away.
Victims of child abuse within the Catholic Church react to news of Pope Benedict’s resignation. Julie Noce reports.
American Capital Strategies (ACAS) announced that profit for the fourth-quarter fell by 79 percent, though results still beat estimates. The company earned $123 million, or 38 cents per share, down from $594 million, or $1.73 per share, in the same period last year.
It was a light trading day on Wall Street as investors took a bit of a break after last week’s rally. In earnings news, Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (BWP) met profit expectations as the oil and gas company reported a 26 percent increase in fourth quarter earnings.
Apollo Global Management (APO) had its price target increased by JMP Securities (JMP) to $25 with a market outperform rating after the company announced strong results for the fourth quarter. Shares are lower by about 2.2 percent.
Nike (NKE) was upgraded by JP Morgan (JPM) from overweight to neutral as the firm expects earnings to grown over the next several years. Shares are higher by about nine tenths of a percent.
Monday marks the first night of the Westminster Dog Show, where the finest groomed, best trained pups from around the globe compete for the prestigious title of ‘Best in Show.’ Here’s a quick look at some clumsy canines who didn’t make the cut.
Two men were charged with murder Monday in the death of a 15-year-old Chicago honor student who was shot just days after returning from Washington, where she performed during President Barack Obama’s inauguration festivities.
The U.S. Navy is showing off the USNS Spearhead, the service’s first high-speed aluminum vessel designed to ferry troops and military equipment. The ship was built in Mobile, Alabama, and it’s currently docked in St. Petersburg, Fla.