The central bank cut its main interest rate by 200 basis points to 15 percent as fears of recession mount following the fall in oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won't get them vaccinated.
Many Afghans say they want to see a bigger U.S. military role in their country and an overwhelming majority supports the presence of American troops, according to a new poll.
AbbVie Inc. shares climbed 2.6% in premarket trade Friday, after the biopharmaceutical company topped profit and sales estimates.
According to controversial new regulations, female athletes with as much testosterone in their blood as some men are not allowed to compete in women’s sporting events.
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the credit rating of Brazil's state-owned oil company due to the widening kickback-corruption scandal in which it is embroiled.
Wages and benefits rose at the fastest pace in six years last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers.
When Sigrid Fry-Revere decided to donate a kidney to a friend in 2010, she thought she knew what to expect.
U.S. equity futures were lower Friday following a weaker-than-expected read on fourth-quarter economic growth, as traders awaited a reading on consumer sentiment and Midwest manufacturing activity.
In the U.S., less than a third of older heart “event” patients being discharged from the hospital get the recommended high-intensity statins, according to a new study that looked at prescriptions filled.
Up to 17 percent of young adults in the U.S. may be using “withdrawal” to prevent pregnancy, although not necessarily relying just on that method, a new study finds.
The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual's genetic make-up.
Eli Lilly reported on Friday a fourth-quarter adjusted profit that rose to $797.6 million, or 75 cents a share, from $796.9 million, or 74 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
The Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' national championship victory.
Consol Energy Inc. (CNX) on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $73.7 million.
The amazingly intact remains of a meditating monk have been discovered in the Songinokhairkhan province of Mongolia, according to a report in Mongolia’s Morning News