Jimmy Carter's presidency swirled with turmoil, but his post-White House work promoting human rights, democracy and peace has earned him high praise. Carter turned 90 Wednesday. Here are a few facts to help reflect on the long life of America's 39th president:
Asia spooked by weak global data; Tokyo stocks slide, yen up
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell on Thursday as weak global manufacturing activity and an Ebola health scare in the United States spooked world markets, sending investors scurrying to the safety of U.S. bonds, the Japanese yen and gold.
Wall Street tumbles on Ebola fears; small caps drop
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dropped more than 1 percent on Wednesday as the first diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in the United States spooked investors, economic data pointed to uneven growth, and the Russell 2000 index entered correction territory.
Pimco Total Return Fund posts record $23.5 billion net outflow in September
(Reuters) - Pacific Investment Management Co suffered a record $23.5 billion of withdrawals from its flagship Pimco Total Return Fund in September, with its largest daily outflow occurring on the day of Bill Gross's surprise resignation from the firm.
PayPal spawn have advanced where PayPal stood still
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - PayPal's biggest threat as it prepares to split from eBay next year may come from former employees who back a crop of new businesses serving shoppers who increasingly prefer to pay with mobile phones rather than personal computers.
Abduction Suspect Accused of Sex Assault While at College
Virginia State Police have already confirmed that they found "a new forensic link" between the 2009 murder of Morgan Harrington and the suspected abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham after Jesse Matthew was arrested in her case.