Grain futures were mostly higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
The wife of a paraplegic veteran knew her wedding would be special, but she wasn’t prepared for exactly what happened during the couple’s first dance.
Call it a high-stakes political poker game.
A Russian diplomat who heads the United Nations’ drug policy office reportedly chided U.S. states for legalizing recreational marijuana and vowed to take up his concerns with officials in Washington -- in the latest incident of a U.N. official meddling in local U.S. affairs.
Lawyers for dozens of oil, gas and pipeline companies asked a federal judge Wednesday to toss out a Louisiana flood board's lawsuit against them over damage drilling and dredging has done to Louisiana's fragile coast.
Some conservative Republicans on Capitol Hill are spoiling for a fight with President Barack Obama over his plans to act unilaterally to protect millions of immigrants living here illegally from deportation.
The scene in the gloomy room where 83 women were sterilized last weekend is repeated routinely at makeshift contraception clinics across India: bloodstained sheets that aren't changed between patients, and hasty two-minute surgeries.
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa's three hardest-hit countries, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, has risen to 5,147 out of 14,068 cases at the end of Nov. 9, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
The Energy Department now predicts the average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015.
Mobile devices have already taken over much of consumers’ lives. Now they’re making a move on the holiday shopping season.
The U.S. military is scaling back its planned Ebola response deployments to Liberia from 4,000 troops to 3,000, the U.S. commander in Liberia said Wednesday.
Investors in a potential medical marijuana-growing operation are trying to persuade a city council in south-central Illinois to reconsider their zoning request, and they're offering money to local schools to show they're serious about helping the community.
In a remote valley of Congo, on a farm with splendid views of lush green mountains, I stand amidst a plantation of young moringa trees.
Two investors based in India are being charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for a high-yield investment scheme where investors were exploited through social media.
Health officials are scrambling to begin human testing of a handful of experimental drugs for Ebola. But the effort has sparked an ethical debate over how to study unproven medicines amid an outbreak that has killed nearly 5,000.
Federal wildlife officials have granted protection to the Gunnison sage grouse, a move that could bring restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other land uses to preserve the bird's habitat in Colorado and Utah.