Stunt plane crashes ahead of NY air show, killing pilot

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — A pilot died when his propeller-driven stunt plane crashed while he was practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York's Hudson Valley, state police said Friday.

Trooper Steven...

Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female...

BY THE NUMBERS: The stock market's wild week

The U.S. stock market had a wild week as investors fretted about the declining health of the Chinese economy.

Stocks slumped on Monday and Tuesday, before rebounding strongly the following two days. The...

Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built...

TSA officer accused of molesting passenger at airport, fired

NEW YORK (AP) — A Transportation Security Administration officer has been accused of luring a passenger into a bathroom at New York's LaGuardia Airport and molesting her.

Port Authority of New York and New...

US oil prices climb again after Thursday's big jump

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices surged again Friday, a day after recording their biggest gain in more than six years.

U.S. crude rose 6.3 percent to finish at $45.22 per barrel after climbing 10.3 percent on...

US stocks close flat Friday after a volatile week

U.S. stocks ended the day little changed Friday, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week where both the highs and lows were extreme.

The market gave investors a hard jolt the first two days of...

Big Lots and Splunk are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc., up 31 cents to $10.50

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