US manufacturing index falls to lowest level since June 2009, according to the Institute for Supply Management, part of a slowdown in factory activity in key areas of the globe. While manufacturing growth is slowing, it's not going away, analysts say.
The deadly collapse of a Bangladesh garment factory has galvanized European firms to try and improve working conditions, but US companies have been slower to respond. Why?
French authorities have arrested a suspect in the stabbing of an on-duty soldier in Paris, an attack that mirrors the recent killing of a soldier on the streets of London.