Stocks inch higher, setting new records

The stock market rally that led to record highs on Thursday has stalled. Major U.S. indexes were flat in early trading Friday. Earnings news…

Official: Snowden wants Russian asylum

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian parliament member who was among the figures meeting with Edward Snowden says the NSA leaker plans to seek asylum in …

Old limestone plant closes in Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A 125-year-old limestone plant is closing in Mankato. Kasota Stone owner Robert Coughlan says they’ve probably kept th…

UK broadcaster Alan Whicker dies at 87

LONDON (AP) — Veteran British broadcaster Alan Whicker, known for his globe-spanning travel shows over a career spanning 60 years, has died.…