Given all the scary headlines recounting huge drops in the major U.S. stock indexes it wouldn’t have been surprising if U.S. consumers had grown skittish about spending in August. But that wasn’t the case.
Breastfeeding might affect the way babies with a certain genetic makeup perceive other people's emotions, according to a new study.
UPS said on Tuesday it plans to hire between 90,000 and 95,000 temporary workers for the upcoming holiday season, about even with the estimate the shipping giant gave a year ago.
Synthesized versions of tetrahydrocannabinol—that's THC, the active ingredient in marijuana—already exist in pill form and are used to treat nausea, vomiting, and appetite loss that often follows cancer treatments or appears in patients with AIDS.
The American Civil Liberties Union says a Flint-area Catholic hospital won't allow a doctor to perform sterilization surgery on a woman who has brain tumors.
General Electric Co. may move up to 500 American jobs overseas because Congress did not renew a government program that allows foreign companies to borrow money to buy U.S. products.
A Republican lawmaker will soon introduce legislation to impeach the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing her of committing perjury and making a number of false statements in her testimony before Congress – however the impeachment effort seems unlikely to succeed.
Some potentially unsettling health news for pot smokers: A new study has identified a link between marijuana usage and blood sugar control issues later in life, though there are some caveats and question marks.
Ben Carson, the soft-spoken outsider candidate, has surged into a near-tie with Donald Trump in a new Republican presidential poll, as they head into the second 2016 primary debate.
U.S. stocks rose in early trading on Tuesday, led by energy companies as the price of oil turned higher.
Archaeologists in Ireland have unearthed startling details about the strange medieval skeleton found in the roots of a 215 year-old tree.
U.S. stocks opened slightly higher Tuesday as investors focused on the Federal Reserve's much anticipated two-day policy meeting this week.
A new robotic arm has enabled a victim of a spinal cord injury to regain motion and sensation— a technological breakthrough that offers promise for a patient population with few successful therapeutic options.
Target Corp. has launched a pilot program that will deliver groceries ordered online to the customer's home in two hours or less.