Many of the top-performing fund categories in the first quarter were ones that tend to be popular when worries are rising, such as gold-related and bond funds.
A shark killed a woman near her husband and friends as they took their morning swim Thursday off a popular Australian east coast beach, police said.
Hispanics and African-Americans are losing economic ground when compared with whites in the areas of employment and income as the U.S. pulls itself out of the Great Recession, the latest State of Black America report from the National Urban League says.
Reaching the 55 million-strong Hispanic audience has become gospel for mainstream media, but grabbing the interest of this fast-growing, mostly U.S.-born audience is proving tricky.
U.S. service firms grew more quickly in March as new orders rose and hiring increased, a sign the economy is rebounding after an unusually harsh winter.
Federal Reserve Board member Jeremy Stein says he plans to resign next month to return to Harvard University.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages remain near historically low levels, with the average rate for the 30-year loan ticking up to 4.41 percent from 4.40 percent last week.
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court said Wednesday it won't review the child molestation conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Fort Hood confirmed Wednesday that there has been another shooting at the Texas Army base and that injuries have been reported.
Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash and five others have been indicted by federal prosecutors in Chicago on charges they participated in an international racketeering conspiracy.
Russian forces could carry out an "incursion" into Ukraine and accomplish their objectives in three to five days, NATO's top military commander said Wednesday.
Fox News apologized for its inaccurate graphic depicting health-care signups, after people slammed the network for misleading information.
Nearly five years after the Great Recession ended, more Americans are coming to the painful realization that they're no longer part of the middle class.
The coroner said marijuana contributed to the death of a student who fell from the balcony of a Denver hotel in early March.
Nearly two-thirds of American support treatment and not jail for non-violent drug users according to a new poll.