Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens' Delaware home

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday night, the U.S. Secret Service said Sunday. The vice president and his wife were not at home at the time of the shooting, authorities said.

  • Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

China shares dive as regulators clamp down on margin trading

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese shares plunged about 8 percent Monday after the country's securities regulator imposed margin trading curbs on several major brokerages, a sign authorities are worried about the market's big gains. Other markets in Asia and Europe were mostly higher.

  • Written by ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer

Multi-car pileups claim 4 lives on icy Pennsylvania highways

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Several multi-car pileups — including one involving dozens of vehicles — in icy conditions on interstates in the Philadelphia area claimed at least four lives and injured dozens on Sunday as hundreds of crashes were reported across eastern Pennsylvania, authorities said.