Energy companies and banks lead a decline on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies are leading a broad decline on Wall Street on Friday as the price of crude oil turns lower. Banks also fell, led by a plunge in Deutsche Bank after the giant German bank said it wouldn't settle with the Department of Justice over its handling of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Written by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

FAA contemplating whether millions of drones will fill skies

WASHINGTON (AP) — So many people are registering drones and applying for drone pilot licenses that federal aviation officials said Friday they are contemplating the possibility of millions of unmanned aircraft crowding the nation's skies in the not-too-distant future.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

MILAN (AP) — Italian prosecutors in Naples have opened a criminal investigation of the suicide of a 31-year-old woman who had fought unsuccessfully to have a video showing her having sex expunged from the internet.

  • Written by COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press

Pipeline protest site a city unto itself with school, meals

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Tribal flags, horses, tents, hand-built shelters and teepees dominate one of the biggest, newest communities in North Dakota, built in a valley on federal land near the confluence of the Missouri and Cannonball rivers.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press