|School district near Ferguson cancels classes
A school district that includes some students from Ferguson, Missouri, is calling off classes Monday and Tuesday, citing potential unrest if a much-anticipated grand jury announcement occurs soon.
|Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
Stocks are pushing further into record territory as investors welcome a move by China to stimulate its economy by lowering interest rates.
|Appeals for calm in Brown shooting case
As a grand jury nears an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting case, there are appeals for calm today from activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown.
|Hall of Fame coach Tarkanian hospitalized in Vegas
Family members say Naismith Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remains hospitalized in stable condition at a Las Vegas hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia.
|After epic snow, floods and roof collapses are concerns
The snow has stopped falling and the New York State Thruway is reopening, but the worries aren't over in western New York.
|Unemployment falls in 34 states
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department says unemployment rates fell in 34 states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
|$139M settlement in Los Angeles school molestation case
The Los Angeles Unified School District says it has reached a $139 million settlement of all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous counts of lewd conduct against his students.
|Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting
A spokesman for the St. Louis County prosecutor says a grand jury is still meeting to consider charges against a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
|Police, protest groups to announce conduct pact
Police and government leaders are preparing to outline an agreement reached with activist groups spelling out how protesters associated with those organizations will conduct themselves following a grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case.
|Colorado pot credit union could open next year
Colorado has granted a charter for the first financial institution to serve the state's cash-only marijuana industry. But action by the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Reserve is needed, and pot's still illegal under federal law.