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Stocks recover as Bernanke’s prospects improve

Stocks recover as Bernanke’s prospects improve

Stocks are recovering Monday from last week’s bruising as prospects brightened that Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke would be appointed to another term. Major stock indexes rose as momentum appeared to shift in favor...

European shares turn positive; banks rebound

European shares turn positive; banks rebound

European shares turned positive in morning trade on Monday, with banks rebounding from earlier falls as investors reassessed last week’s news that U.S. President Barack Obama planned to curb banks risk-taking. By 1019 GMT, the...

Toll in Ethiopian plane crash rises

Toll in Ethiopian plane crash rises

An Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 90 people caught fire and crashed into the sea minutes after taking off from Beirut early Monday, setting off a frantic search as passenger seats, baby sandals and other debris...