The Ebola virus, terrorist attacks and war are undermining many countries, which means "downside risks have increased" for the global economy.
During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study
During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study.
The World Health Organization is considering ways to check Ebola survivors' blood for antibodies that could fight off the deadly virus.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is warning that Syrian border town of Kobani is on the verge of being captured by the self-declared Islamic State.
If you missed the total eclipse of the moon in April, you might have another chance: Wednesday morning is the second of four lunar eclipses this year and next.
Freelance journalist Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, arrived at the University of Nebraska Medical Center today, becoming the second patient with the deadly disease to be treated there.
The Supreme Court's new term will not include any cases that might decide the issue of same-sex marriage in the U.S., a development that comes after many lower and appeals courts have ruled against states' bans on gay marriage.
Six months after Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared from radar en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, Australia has resumed a search in the Indian Ocean for possible wreckage.
JPMorgan Chase says the contact information for 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was compromised in a data breach.
Hong Kong's leader said today that his government has agreed to hold a dialogue with pro-democracy student activists to discuss reforms, but that such a discussion must take place within the context of Chinese law.