Receive Breaking News updates as they occur
Los Angeles (AFP) - Two teenage girls were killed Friday in a shooting at a high school in the southwestern US state of Arizona, police said, adding they believe the tragedy was an "isolated incident."
A strong rebound in oil prices and an encouraging report on retail sales helped lift the U.S. stock market in afternoon trading Friday, putting it on course for its first gain in a week. Financial and energy companies were among the biggest gainers. Oil was up more than 11 percent.