VIENNA - Iran and six powers failed on Monday for a second time this year to resolve their 12-year stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, and gave themselves seven more months to clinch an historic deal. | Video
LONDON - The services sector that forms the bulk of Britain's economy grew steadily in the three months to November, but companies are growing less optimistic about the outlook, a survey published on Tuesday showed.
German business sentiment rebounded in November, breaking a streak of six straight declines. It's a sign Europe's largest economy is gaining momentum again. But as Sonia Legg reports it'll take more than that to get the euro zone's economy back on its feet. Video
Aviva is considering a possible 5.6 billion pound merger with Friends Life. As Hayley Platt reports the proposed transaction shows how insurers are having to rethink they way they do business after the British government changed rules covering annuities. Video
Electronic cigarette makers are racing to design and buy variations of a technology that has lit a billion-dollar boom, created a new vocabulary, and prompted a backlash from health officials worried about the impact of the new smokeless devices. Full Article
Scientists release the first ever detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Using an underwater robot equipped with sonar, the researchers mapped the underside of a massive area of sea ice to gauge the impact of climate change. Video
U.S. stocks once again closed at all-time highs, after a series of mergers, and an exclusive Reuters report that China is ready to cut rates again. Bobbi Rebell reports.
GALVESTON, Texas - Six years on, Galveston and Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., are as vulnerable as when Hurricane Ike hit. No major projects are under way to fend off surging seas from the Gulf of Mexico. Full Article