A British biotech company founded by a Nobel prize winner has raised what it says is a record 691,000 pounds ($1 million) via crowdfunding to help launch a stem cell-based regenerative medicine for use following heart trauma.
The Senate Armed Services Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to advance the nomination of Ashton Carter to be the country’s next defense secretary.
IBM is sending its Jeopardy-winning Watson supercomputer across the world to learn Japanese.
Yelp Inc. announced Tuesday that it has acquired Eat24, an online food ordering service, in a transaction valued at about $134 million.
A lawyer representing the estates of two toddler sisters who were crushed by a fallen dresser in their Pennsylvania home has sued a Babies R Us store and a New Jersey furniture maker.
Thousands of Jordanian troops have been deployed to its border with Iraq as the country escalates its fight against ISIS militants, NBC News reported Tuesday.
Oregon's attorney general has opened an investigation into mounting influence-peddling allegations surrounding Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancée.
U.S. crude snapped three days of gains after a preliminary survey showed that U.S. commercial crude stockpiles likely hit a record high last week.
U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles in December at the slowest pace in 17 months, and sales were weak for a fifth month.
A General Motors stockholder representing four investment funds has told the company he'll run for its board and will propose an $8 billion stock buyback in 2016.
U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors assessed the latest company earnings.