LONDON (AP) — The attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and wounded hundreds more are hurting the French economy at a time when the wider 19-country eurozone appears to be growing at the fastest pace in four and a half years, a survey showed Monday.
They were students and artists, music lovers and parents. The victims of last week's attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 130 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories:
Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is in talks to buy a stake in the publisher of Hong Kong's South China Morning Post (SCMP), Bloomberg reported on Monday citing unidentified sources familiar with the matter. The discussions were at an advanced stage and a signing ceremony would be announced soon, Bloomberg said. It did not give the size of the stake, financial details or mention how Ma, who controls various investment vehicles, would invest.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Relatives of a civil rights attorney being honored posthumously this week with a Presidential Medal of Freedom for challenging the treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II are alarmed by recent opposition to Syrian refugees resettling in the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With time running out on open enrollment season, many seniors are facing sharply higher premiums for Medicare's popular prescription drug program. The reason: rising drug costs have overtaken a long stretch of stable premiums.
Pitch-Perfect is what this group is determined to be for its annual Christmas caroling event - just one of the many projects from "Statement Arts", a non-profit arts education program aimed at under-served and at-risk students. Now based in Washington Heights, it was founded 12 years ago by Liza Politi.
Water pressure has been restored to most portions of Hoboken following a massive water main break on Sunday morning. Several streets were still closed on Sunday night, and will continue to be closed for the Monday morning commute.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Justice Department attorneys were expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the killing of a black man that has prompted protests and calls for the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting to be prosecuted.
Members of the Muslim community in Jersey City say they shed tears with New York on September 11th. They are responding as Republican front-runner Donald Trump is standing by his accusation that members of the Muslim community in Jersey City celebrated the tragedy.