The discovery has led to human trials for pancreatic cancer, even in advance of its publication in the journal Cell.
The dollar was mixed Monday, staying near its highest in six years versus a basket of major rivals despite dovish talk from a top official at the Federal Reserve.
Americans boosted spending by 0.5 percent in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading into the final quarter of the year.
Consumer spending increased 0.5 percent in August after remaining flat the previous month, the Commerce Department said Monday.
Jury selection is beginning in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias, as prosecutors again seek a death sentence in the Arizona case that became a tabloid TV sensation.
Investments by businesses and government will grow at a faster rate than previously forecast, but consumer spending will be down because of lagging wage growth, according to a survey released Monday.
Toxic gases and ash were still coming from the Mount Ontake volcano Monday, halting the search for more victims and the recovery of the bodies.
Japan's national media has reported that 30 hikers have been found in a state of "cardiopulmonary" arrest near the peak of the volcano that erupted on Saturday.
The U.S.-led international coalition carried out airstrikes Saturday on Islamic State positions in the city of Raqqa, the Sunni militants' main stronghold in Syria.
New regulations allowing some young undocumented immigrants to join the U.S. military will probably only affect a few dozen, officials said.
Marvel and the estate of Jack Kirby, the creator of many of Marvel's recognizable characters, have settled their long-standing legal disputes just days before their case was due to be considered by the Supreme Court.
Gay-bashing suspect Kathryn Knott was suspended from her position as an emergency-room technician at the hospital where she has worked since May 2011 on suspicion of posting photos of patient X-rays and injuries on her Twitter account.
It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors -- but if history is a guide, investors have nothing to fear.
After moving sharply lower over the course of the previous session's sell-off, stocks regained some ground on Friday -- but buying interest remains subdued.
All flights in and out of O'Hare and Midway airports were halted Friday morning because of a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility.