The US Navy is deploying advanced deep-sea search technology, including anti-submarine aircraft, floating black box locators, and a robot submarine, to look for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Stocks ended relatively flat on Wall Street Monday but corporate deal stories and technology stocks were bright spots. Apple rose after the blog AllThingsD said the company would release the latest version of its iPhone on Sept. 10.
Stocks rose Monday as signs of fiscal cliff progress in Washington made their way to Wall Street. Stock traders paused for a minute of silence at 9:15 a.m. EST to remember those killed in a gunman's rampage through a Connecticut elementary school.
Financial markets around the world jumped higher Friday with the Dow Jones industrial average climbing 277 points, closing at 12,880, and the Standard & Poor's had its best day of the year. Stocks advanced even further in Europe.