Shares of some top education companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Apollo Group fell $.39 or 1.5 percent, to $26.48.
Shares of some top food companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.14 or .4 percent, to $34.18.
Shares of some top airlines companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Delta Air rose $.20 or .5 percent, to $37.68.
North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies.
Nobody likes ingrown toenails, and when you get one, your instinct may be to clip off the offending bit.
Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Wednesday questioned President Obama’s decision to appoint what he considers a political operative to lead the country’s Ebola response, instead of the acting-United States surgeon general.
Home sales in Maine are bucking national and regional trends, as the number of existing single-family homes jumped by more than 6 percent in September when compared to the year-ago month.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. topped analyst expectations for the third quarter, but its stock slid Wednesday after the scientific instrument maker also lowered its 2014 revenue forecast below Wall Street expectations and tightened its earnings outlook.
Would-be daddies should hit the bottle immediately.
A graduate student in Jerusalem has created a stomach-turning device that eliminates the need to tote around a conventional cellphone charger. With Naomi Kizhner’s technology, you need just an arm with a vein.
The puppy belonging to a Dallas-area nurse who contracted Ebola earlier this month while treating an infected patient has tested negative for the virus, Dallas health officials said in a press release Wednesday.
Humans have been running relatively advanced dairy operations for more than 7,000 years—the first cheese dates back to then—so it seems logical to assume that human bodies have been able to process milk for just as long.
After a choppy but mostly positive morning on Wednesday U.S. stocks turned south, erasing gains and trading lower on the day.
A federal investigative board has released a final report finding that a 2013 train derailment and chemical explosion in Maryland was caused by a truck driver who failed to yield at the rail crossing.