Online transportation company Uber said on Monday it would offer services using regular, licensed taxi drivers in Germany, where taxi associations have been trying to stop it operating.
Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's options contracts were active in their first day of trading on U.S. exchanges on Monday, with bullish and bearish bets about even in the early going.
Singer-turned-congressional candidate Clay Aiken is getting help on the campaign trail from his fellow "American Idol" alumni, but there's one endorsement he apparently doesn't need: President Obama's.
Family Dollar said it was informed certain state attorneys general will investigate larger rival Dollar General's takeover bid over competitive concerns.
At least 23 people have died and 16 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
The Boston City Council is considering giving itself a $25,000 raise, boosting its pay by 29 percent.
NASA has developed apps to track shooting stars and iPhone games to hunt comets, but its latest app is an educational project aimed at teaching kids all about rocket launches.
JetBlue and El Al Israel Airlines plan to expand their partnership, allowing El Al sell seats on some JetBlue flights to and from the New York area.
The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states.
Obama administration underestimates ISIS, overestimates Iraqi army and by the way, the U.S. isn't at war. We're assisting.
The Associated Press has named Kate de Pury, an award-winning journalist with more than 15 years' experience in video newsgathering, as its news director for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Grain futures were higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday he has ordered a 30-day review of the agency's security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents such as last week's fire at a Chicago-area air traffic facility that disrupted air travel.
The Federal Reserve should be "exceptionally patient" in removing monetary policy accommodation, delaying interest-rate hikes until it is confident the U.S. economy can withstand them and only raising rates slowly once it starts, a top Fed official said on Monday.
PRESIDENT OBAMA tells '60 Minutes' that US intelligence officials 'underestimated' the threat posed by ISIS and overestimated the Iraq military's capability of defeating the militants, while also acknowledging that the ongoing airstrikes against ISIS and other militant groups in Syria help that country's dictator, Bashar al-Assad.
VIDEOS: Obama: Intel officials 'underestimated' ISIS | Will DOJ policy handicap ability to fight terror? VIDEO: Lawmakers discuss if Congress will vote to authorize war against ISIS Republicans say Obama responsible for calling back Congress for military force vote US has support of Syrians in battle to combat ISIS, White House adviser says Activists say US-led airstrikes hit four Syrian provinces, claim civilian casualties OPINION: Memo to Obama — US can't surrender to Iran on nukes to defeat ISIS in Middle East
That feeling of "oh, bummer," is linked with a rather uncommon type of brain signaling, new research shows.
A corporate structure unveiled by UBS AG on Monday will lead to higher shareholder returns in the long run, Chief Financial Officer Tom Naratil told Reuters.
Shares of some top utilities companies are down at 10 a.m.: American Electric Power Co. fell $.28 or .5 percent, to $51.97.