U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the end of economic stimulus from the Fed.
In an interview with Katie Couric, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the court's male justices have a blind spot when it comes to women's issues, but expressed hope that they could change.
NASA plans to make oxygen -- a key ingredient of rocket fuel -- on Mars early next decade.
Stocks of smaller U.S. companies have dropped this year following warnings they've become too expensive, but investors continue to buy stocks of smaller companies based in Italy, South Korea and elsewhere.
Argentina negotiators have ailed to reach an agreement with New York investment companies to avert the country's second default in 13 years.
International investigators regained access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site on Thursday, after nearly a week of fighting in the area.
The Seattle P.D. has reassigned an officer who apparently made it his personal crusade to provide city residents with pot citations.
Overall satisfaction with the way mortgage servicers handle billing, payment processing, escrow accounts and their websites and phone contact rose for the second consecutive year.
U.S. employment costs rose at the fastest pace since September 2008 in the second quarter, official data showed on Thursday.
Vladimir Putin is caught between a determined West demanding he disavow pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine and nationalists at home urging him to send in the Russian army.
The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the WHO announced dozens of new fatalities.
Employers added 288,000 jobs in June, the fifth straight month of job gains above 200,000. That's the first such stretch since 1999, during the height of the dot-com boom.
A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water
Boeing said final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its "Dreamliner" aircraft, will take place in South Carolina.
The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce asset purchasing to $25 billion a month amid strong growth and jobs data in the April-June quarter.