Standard & Poor's announced Wednesday that the social networking giant will be added to the benchmark index after the market closes on December 20, and will also be added to the S&P 100. Facebook shares rose 4.3% on the news in after-hours trading Wednesday.
For those who've resolved to only spend their tourist cash in up-and-coming destinations with strong environmental and human rights records in 2014, nonprofit Ethical Traveler has taken care of the research for you.
A 13-year-old Louisiana boy has been sentenced to three years in a secure juvenile facility for killing his 5-year-old half-sister by performing pro-style wrestling moves on her, a court spokeswoman told CNN Wednesday.
"Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale", the latest in a string of live musical offerings from NBC, hits the air tonight.
The show offers guest stars and holiday humor, along with plenty of music.