A Pentagon spokesman says most of the military-style equipment used by local law enforcement in Ferguson over the last 13 days didn't come from the Department of Defense.
A grand jury is determining whether officer Darren Wilson should be charged for shooting Michael Brown to death in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9. Here's a look at how Missouri grand juries work.
Investors seemed to be putting their money on the likelihood of more stimulus measures from the European Central Bank to keep the eurozone's shaky recovery from stalling.
The nation's top public health experts have ruled out an Ebola viral infection in a patient quarantined this week in Sacramento.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday warned that rate hikes could come sooner than expected if the the U.S. economy continues to recover, and said improvement in labor market is overstated.
Across New England, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading.
Visits to Switzerland to take advantage of laws permitting assisted suicide are on the upswing, a report said Thursday.
Chinese stock mutual funds have returned an average of 12.5 percent over the last three months, making them the second-best fund category of the 105 that Morningstar tracks.
A stock market rebound and rising home values helped the richest Americans regain their wealth after the Great Recession, but the poorest Americans are now far worse off.
A senior Hamas leader said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June -- an attack that helped spark the current war in the Gaza Strip.
AAA and a trade group for the nation's big airlines both predict that travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise significantly over the same holiday last year.
U.S. stocks were mostly higher in midday trading Thursday, helped by a report that showed the number of people seeking unemployment benefits remains at a multi-year low.
Indicators from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's August Business Outlook Survey suggest that the region's manufacturing sector is continuing to grow.
Bank of America will pay $16.65 billion in a settlement with the U.S. government and various states over soured mortgage bonds, under a landmark pact announced Thursday
Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving, although increased hiring has yet to boost wages by much.