Casino workers plan to block traffic on an Atlantic City, New Jersey highway Wednesday night to protest demands for contract givebacks being made to keep the Trump Taj Mahal open.
Over the past decade, numerous infectious diseases have shown up in the United States including SARS in 2003, H1N1 or ‘swine flu’ in 2009, MERS and enterovirus D68, and now, the Ebola virus. For Ebola, the 2014 epidemic is the largest outbreak in history.
Spanish health authorities have reportedly euthanized a dog owned by a nurse who contracted the Ebola virus.
After 15 years of studies, lawsuits and bureaucratic delays, state and federal officials Wednesday signed the final paperwork needed for crews to begin digging sand and mud from the Savannah harbor to make room for supersized cargo ships to reach the busy port.
U.S. stocks on Wednesday jumped to fresh session highs after the release of minutes from the last meeting of Federal Reserve policy makers.
Amgen said Wednesday that its generic version of Humira, the best-selling drug in the world, worked as well as the original medication in a late-stage clinical trial.
A leading Senate critic of online surveillance wants the government to stop widespread spying on phone calls, texts and emails, saying the "digital dragnet" doesn't make the country safer, and only hurts the U.S. economy.
IBM revealed details about new projects for its Watson cognitive computing software as it opened its New York headquarters.
Workers at an eastern Kansas nuclear power plant were working Wednesday to repair fire-damaged equipment and avoid a costly shutdown.
Several top Federal Reserve officials wanted last month to re-write their guidance that short-term interest rates were likely to stay low for a "considerable time," but held off in part because of concern that the market would view it as a fundamental shift in policy, according to minutes of the Sept. 16-17 meeting released Wednesday.
Minutes from the Fed’s September policy meeting show central bankers remain cautious in their approach toward raising interest rates and normalizing monetary policy. It also plans to raise its target interest rate sometime next year.
Michelle Obama says fashion is about more than a pretty pair of heels or a nice hemline.
The Ohio Ethics Commission has found that a deal struck with Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of the state's privatized job-creation board, JobsOhio.
Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a “healthy tan” may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study.
A movie producer and conservative activist says the IRS is auditing him for the first time and suspects the move is in “retaliation” for his documentary criticizing ObamaCare.
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to update protocols for preventing the spread of Ebola here in America, they are forgetting to include one key factor -- it seems that pets, can get it too.
Shares of some top computer companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc s rose $.45 or .5 percent, to $99.20.
Shares of some top education companies are down at 1 p.m.: Apollo Group fell $.07 or .3 percent, to $25.16.