Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing."
Although more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, the total number receiving aid remained at its lowest level in more than seven years.
The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate this week remained at a 52-week low of 4.1 percent for the third straight week.
A seal-watching trip by two Massachusetts kayakers turned terrifying as the pair encountered a great white shark.
Ukraine's U.N. ambassador says a convoy of Russian tanks and armored vehicles has moved from the resort town of Novoazovsk toward the key port of Mariupol and was stopped by Ukrainian forces and civilians.
The Institute for Supply Management said Thursday its services index rose to 59.6 last month from 58.7 in July. The August figure is the highest recorded since the measure was introduced in January 2008.
A newly discovered asteroid will approach within 25,000 miles over Earth this weekend, with best views over New Zealand.
South Dakota faces a labor supply shortage of industries that require considerable training, but industries requiring less-qualified workers have too many from which to choose.
U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in August, according to payroll processor ADP, for the fifth month in a row of solid gains.
The nation's respite from health care inflation is ending, the government said Wednesday in a report that renews a crucial budget challenge for lawmakers, taxpayers, businesses and patients.
One of the many mysteries of Stonehenge may have been solved, not because of science but because a maintenance team's hose was too short.
Russian media reports say Islamic State militants have threatened to start a war in Chechnya and other provinces of Russia's mostly Muslim North Caucasus.
The U.S. economy strengthened in all regions of the country in July and August, in areas from consumer spending to auto sales to tourism, the Federal Reserve reported in its Beige Book survey released Wednesday.
Some experts say the bottom line remains unchanged: The best diet for you may be one you can stick to longest and adapt in the healthiest way.
Senior officials from the World Health Organization were in Washington on Wednesday to discuss the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has so far claimed more than 1,900 lives.