If you've been anywhere near a television or computer in the past 24 hours, you may have wanted to take cover.
Amazon, the giant Internet retailer, is taking a step into the physical world with plans to open a brick-and-mortar store in New York City.
Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't unilaterally intervene in Syria to protect Kurds against the self-declared Islamic State.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that could affect millions of low-wage hourly workers across the country.
Five airports across the United States will start screening passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said during his daily briefing on Wednesday.
Two Americans and a German will share the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a new type of microscopy that allows researchers, for the first time, to see individual molecules inside living cells.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked Tuesday's appeals court decision that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Idaho and Nevada.
Eighteen-time Gold medalist Michael Phelps, who was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, has been suspended for six months and will miss the 2015 FINA World Championships, USA Swimming announced.
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.