The composite purchasing managers index for business in the eurozone slid for the second consecutive month in November, Markit Economics reported Thursday.
California officials considering a presidential invitation to extend canceled health policies face potential legal action from outside parties and insurers' inability to meet exceedingly tight deadlines.
Research shows most Americans never lose the weight they gain during the winter holidays, making holiday weight gain an important factor in adult obesity.
The Mexican government has again lowered its forecast for the nation's economic growth this year to 1.3 percent, after the National Statistics Institute announced the country's GDP expanded only 1.3 percent in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the same quarter of 2012.
Celebrity psychic, author and lecturer Sylvia Browne has died in a hospital in San Jose, Calif. She was 77.
Freshman congresswoman Grace Meng of New York said it was "frightening" but she was not seriously hurt when a mugger hit her on the head and stole her handbag.
A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-filled car into a bus carrying off-duty soldiers in Egypt's turbulent region of northern Sinai Tuesday, killing 11 and wounding 37.
Televangelist Billy Graham, who turned 95 this month, has been hospitalized in North Carolina for respiratory problems, his family said.
Venezuela's congress voted Tuesday to give President Nicolas Maduro the power to legislate by decree for the next 12 months.
The Rev. Caleb Kaltenbach in California was angry when he found Bibles labeled as fiction in Costco. The retailer apologized and said the books were immediately relabeled.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the U.S. tried to engineer an overthrow of the Islamic country's regime via social networks Twitter and Facebook.
Hidden-camera video of animal abuse recorded at a farm that supplies pork to Tyson Foods will be released today by Mercy For Animals.
Mexico's national soccer team secured a berth in the 2014 World Cup by wrapping up a victory over New Zealand Wednesday in inter-regional qualifying action.
A congressional advisory panel sounded a warning Wednesday about China's military buildup, especially in the western Pacific.
Nearly nine out of 10 workers say they intend to seek a new job.