Activist investor Carl Icahn appears ready to stir things up with Apple Inc. .
The Obama administration unveiled a new version of HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, with some improvements as well as at least one early mistake and a new challenge.
The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to locations around the country and help with the Ebola fight.
THOMAS ERIC DUNCAN, near left, the Liberian man who was the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US, has died after nearly two weeks in a Dallas hospital's isolation room, officials say.
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New cars and trucks in the U.S. got a record 24.1 miles per gallon on average last year, but the rate of improvement is slowing as buyers shift back toward trucks and SUVs.
The Madrid regional government says it has euthanized the pet dog of a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola.
The U.S. stock market is rising sharply after the Federal Reserve signaled that it's not in a hurry to raise interest rates.
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.