The US Coast Guard said Wednesday it will suspend its search for survivors of "El Faro," a cargo ship believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin with 33 crew aboard. The El Faro, which went missing on Thursday, was en route from Florida to Puerto Rico when it was caught in the ferocious storm near Crooked Island in the Bahamas. "The Coast Guard is still continuing its search for the crew members of the 'El Faro.' However, we have decided we will suspend that search at sunset tonight," Coast Guard Captain Mark Fedor told a news conference.
Rapper Kanye West, whose growing presence in the fashion world has drawn a mixed reaction, says he faces discrimination for being straight. West last month suddenly announced a show of his military-inspired Yeezy line during New York Fashion Week, angering some more established designers.
Investors' focus is turning to earnings, and Yum! Brands was the S&P's biggest loser after reporting weak sales out of China, which accounts for more than half of its revenues. Yum! Brands slumped 18.83 percent after the restaurant operator cut its full-year profit forecast, citing a slower-than-expected recovery in its key China market and the drag from a strong U.S. dollar. The S&P health index, up 1.47 percent, was the biggest gainer.