China on Wednesday was moving a massive oil rig away from waters claimed by Vietnam, which should end a tense standoff between the nations in the South China Sea.
The cost of chronic illness is rising steadily among millions of Hispanics nationwide, which will have a profound economic impact on the U.S. unless access to care improves, a report finds.
An experimental drug from Genentech failed to slow mental decline in mid-stage studies on more than 500 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, but showed some promise among least-impaired participants.
The Seattle Fire Department says a man using a spray paint can and a lighter to try and kill a spider started a West Seattle fire that caused $60,000 worth of damage.
Rising gasoline costs pushed up the prices U.S. companies receive for goods and services in June, but overall inflation remains in line with the federal target of 2 percent.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appeared before the House Financial Services panel on Wednesday and shot down a GOP plan to peg interest rates to a rigid metric.
U.S. factory output increased for the fifth straight month in June as manufacturers cranked out more aircraft, chemicals and furniture.
Thousands of Filipinos continue to evacuate as Typhoon Rammasun makes landfall.
California venture capitalist Tim Draper is pushing a plan to divide the most populous U.S. state six ways.
Nigerian police have arrested Mohammed Zakari, who claims to be Boko Haram's "chief butcher," in Balmo Forest.
A Tennessee man was hospitalized after being bitten by a shark in the waters off Florida's Gulf Coast.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average last week broke through the 17,000-point barrier, pushed by the news of 288,000 new jobs created in June.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen testified in Congress Tuesday saying employment and wages need more time to recover before the central bank can raise already rock-bottom interest rates.
A strike at the nation's largest commuter railroad looms after talks collapsed amid a dispute over whether future Long Island Rail Road employees should have to contribute to their health insurance and pensions.
Stocks moved mostly lower on Tuesday, partly offsetting the upward move seen in the previous session, in a negative reaction to remarks by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.