He was born Myron Wallace but changed his first name to Mike because he thought Myron sounded wimpy.
Speculators slashed bullish bets on oil by the most in more than three months as drilling in US accelerated and output grew to the highest level since 1999.
Ford Motor Company is recalling 140,312 of its 2012 Ford Focus models in the United States due to a potential issue with the car's windshield wiper.
The United States market is surging as money flows from bonds into equities.
Dozens of artifacts related to Titanic will be auctioned this month, exactly 100 years after it struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.
Police arrested two white male suspects in shootings that left three people dead and two more critically wounded, all black, in the Tulsa area.
CBS newsman Mike Wallace, who helped make "60 Minutes" one the most successful prime-time television news program in the US, died at 93.
The town of Buford, Wyoming - population 1 - was sold for $900,000 to an unidentified buyer from Vietnam on Thursday after an 11-minute Internet auction.
A US Navy F/A-18D fighter crashed soon after take-off into an apartment complex in Virginia on Friday, injuring nine people.
Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore is one of the quieter acts in the circus. His larger-than-life clown shoes shuffle methodically as he works the crowd, igniting surprised giggles and wonder from children who look up to encounter Creekmore's wrinkled eyes smiling through thick makeup.
Well-known Hong Kong politician believes China has become a convenient punching bag for the West.
In a message to Iran's supreme leader, US President Barack Obama said that Tehran can have a civilian nuclear program.