A vintage wine dealer is found guilty in New York of manufacturing fake vintage bottles for illegal profit in a $1.3m scam.
The US Senate is expected to pass a two-year federal budget bill later, amid a rare outbreak of fiscal deal-making on Capitol Hill.
A Canadian military helicopter rescues a man trapped at the end of a construction crane as a fire raged below.
Delta boss Richard Anderson says the airline will ban mobile phone calls on planes even if US regulators allow the technology to be used in flight.
Shares in Ford fall sharply after the carmaker says that next year’s profits will be depressed by the cost of new product launches.
House building in the US recovers strongly in November, up nearly 30% compared to the same period a year ago, as positive economic data accumulates.
A protest has taken place outside the US embassy in New Delhi after an Indian diplomat was arrested in New York last week.
A gunman entered a medical centre in the US state of Nevada, killed one person and injured two before killing himself, police in Reno say.