Montana wildlife officials plan to decide Thursday whether to ship 145 Yellowstone National Park bison that are now being held on a ranch owned by philanthropist and media mogul Ted Turner to locations across the nation, including the Bronx and Queens zoos in New York.
FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive.
Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut said it was evaluating a patient with "Ebola-like symptoms," but preliminary indications were he had tested negative for the virus.
Average U.S. mortgage rates tumbled this week, with the 30-year loan hitting its lowest level since June 2013.
Pyeongchang organizers have scrapped plans to stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympic outside of the host city.
The Dallas-based nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian national with the virus will be transferred to a Maryland facility Thursday.
New York's highest court has rejected an attempt by the oil and gas industry to revive its fight against local fracking bans.
New Jersey's unemployment rate has dropped a tick for September as hiring elsewhere more than offset jobs lost as three Atlantic City casinos closed.
A couple of analysts lowered eBay Inc.'s stock price targets on Thursday after the online retailer revised down its full-year revenue forecast.
You know what they say about drastic times.
U.S. stock indexes have mostly recovered from a steep decline and are slightly lower at midday.
Men and pre-menopausal women may process fat differently, leaving men at a greater risk for excess fat-related illnesses such as heart disease and obesity, a new study suggests.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. shares rallied Thursday after the company said it sold 413,000 acres in shale formations in West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania to Southwestern Energy Co. for $5.38 billion.
West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 6.6 percent in September.
A new survey of Kentucky food prices says the rising cost of beef and pork products led to an overall 3.9 percent jump in retail food prices during the third quarter of the year.
State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.
Archaeologists parted the sands of the California desert to excavate one of the last remnants of old-time Hollywood: a giant plaster sphinx from the set of Cecil B.