Stocks of major oil producers were in the firing line as their profits are hugely dependent on the price of oil they extract. Royal Dutch Shell, for example, fell 4.3 percent while Total SA dropped 4.1 percent.
Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.
The pharmaceutical industry has long paid influential doctors to speak to peers as a way of building word-of-mouth marketing, but such practices can cross the line. Here’s a look at the practice in the case of the addictive painkiller Subsys.
Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services -- a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.
The eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver has not practiced for two weeks after spraining his left knee in a victory over Detroit. He sat out last week’s loss at Seattle, snapping a streak of 110 consecutive games played.
The Seahawks built on their lead early in the second quarter when Russell Wilson created another big play with his legs, scrambling and avoiding a sack before hitting tight end Tony Moeaki with a short pass that he took for 63 yards inside the 1-yard line. (Watch video here)