The new Palestinian unity government held a Cabinet meeting in the war-battered Gaza Strip for the first time Thursday, marking the end of more than seven years of absolute Hamas control of the coastal territory.
Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with a raft of edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for inexperienced customers to find a dose they won't regret taking.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.12% in the week that ended Oct. 9, hitting the lowest rate in a month, from the prior week's reading of 4.19%, according to a Thursday report from federally controlled mortgage-buyer Freddie Mac .
Tuscaloosa residents who offer rides to others through the ridesharing service Uber soon could find themselves in handcuffs.
Enthusiasm for free markets runs higher in communist China and Vietnam than in traditional capitalist bastions the United States and United Kingdom, the Pew Research Center reports.
A lawsuit filed by an organizer for Battleground Texas accuses a labor group established by ACORN founder Wade Rathke of instructing an ObamaCare navigator to spend time recruiting union members.
Gap Inc. was cut to neutral by both Sterne Agee and Janney analysts on Thursday, a day after it reported disappointing September same-store sales at its Gap-brand stores.
Ruby Tuesday's stock is surging in Thursday premarket trading as the restaurant operator reported a small-than-expected adjusted loss in its fiscal first quarter.
Children who become allergic to peanuts before they eat them may have had early skin exposure which led to sensitization, a new study suggests.
No wonder Coke and Pepsi are spending millions of dollars to fight proposed taxes on sugary drinks in California.
E-commerce site eBay is kicking off a global branding campaign that aims to draw attention to the wide array of goods it has available ahead of the holiday shopping season.