Science experiments conducted on the International Space Station during the orbiting outpost's first yearlong mission could help open the door to deep space for NASA.
Oil prices in the U.S. broke a two-day run higher as worries receded over the threat of disruptions to Middle East supplies due to Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen.
Dow Chemical is breaking off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal with Olin Corp. valued at $5 billion.
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had a doctor's note excusing him from work on the day he crashed a plane in the French Alps, but tore it up, AP reported Friday, citing prosecutors.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS.LN) said Friday it is selling its internationally managed private banking and wealth-management business to Union Bancaire Privée UBP SA, for a price to be based on their assets under management on closing.
Dow Chemical said Friday it will separate a large part of its chlorine business and merge it with Olin Corporation in a deal giving Dow control of Olin, and a transaction valued at $5 billion.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire at the end of his term, closing a long and controversial career in Congress that spanned four decades.
Finish Line Inc.'s stock ran up 7.4% in premarket trade Friday, putting them on course to open at a new high for this year, after the athletic shoe retailer beat fiscal fourth-quarter profit and sales expectations.
Wall Street was set for a fifth-straight day of declines as equity futures held losses steady following a unrevised final reading on fourth-quarter U.S. GDP, and ahead of the latest consumer-spending picture.
Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it's one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong
Plain cigarette packages adorned with graphic health warnings may make smokers more likely to consider quitting, an Australian study finds.
A new Swiss study says that widows and widowers still mourn their spouses as much as ever, but compared to 35 years ago, everyday life is easier, especially for women.
The Ebola virus that is causing the current outbreak in West Africa is not mutating as quickly as earlier reports had suggested, a new study finds.
The maker of medical scopes that have been linked to two recent "superbug" outbreaks at California hospitals has issued new cleaning instructions for the devices amid scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and medical professionals.
Shares of Dow Chemical Co.
Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola.
BlackBerry Ltd. said it swung to a fiscal fourth-quarter net profit of $28 million, or 5 cents a share, from a loss of $423 million, or 80 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
Two experimental Ebola vaccines, one from GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the other from biotech start-up NewLink Genetics Corp, "appear to be safe" part way through a clinical trial being conducted in Liberia, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Thursday.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps to help contain the spread of HIV among intravenous drug users in one county.