Health officials say two more infants from a suburban Chicago day care have measles, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Illinois to 10.
Legislators in Puerto Rico are debating a bill that would fine parents of obese children up to $800 if they don't lose weight.
NCR Corp. shares fell 3% in after-hours trade Tuesday after the company beat expectations but announced pre-tax charges for 2015.
Shares of Pier 1 Imports Inc. plunged 24% in after-hours trade, after the specialty home furnishings retailer slashed its profit and sales outlook for fiscal 2015 and said its chief financial officer was retiring.
Republicans in the New York state Senate are in talks with Gov. Andrew Cuomo about legislative ethics reforms as demands for changes mount after the recent arrest of the former Assembly speaker.
Shares of Pier 1 Imports tumbled in aftermarket trading Tuesday after the home decor retailer cut its forecast for the fiscal year ending in February.
Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk has threatened to fire overseas managers over dismal sales in China, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing sources who have seen an internal memo about the matter.
Akamai Technologies reported a fourth-quarter net profit that rose to $97.1 million, or 54 cents a share, from $91.2 million, or 50 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
First Solar Inc. said Tuesday Apple Inc. has committed $848 million to get 130 megawatts of electricity from First Solar's California Flats solar project in Monterey County, Calif. Apple will enter a 25-year power purchase agreement, the largest in the industry providing renewable energy to a commercial user, First Solar said.
As overcrowding and budget shortfalls plague U.S. jails, the response increasingly has been to go softer on sentencing. But that trend is raising concerns that the jails are only feeding the problem, releasing criminals who in turn go on to commit more crimes.
U.S. stocks rallied towards the end of the session Tuesday, sending the benchmark S&P 500 to its highest close this year.
President Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage for most of his political career, compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with voters, Obama's longtime political adviser disclosed in a new book.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services warns that it might downgrade Nigeria's credit rating because of tumbling oil prices and political unrest.
Shares of Apple closed up 1.9% at a new record high of $122.02 on Tuesday, pushing the iPhone maker's market capitalization above $700 billion for the first time.
L-3 Communications said it has raised its quarterly dividend by 8% to 65 cents a share from 60 cents a share.