The largest U.S. bookstore chain unveiled a 14% jump in quarterly profit helped by cost-cutting in its Nook digital business. The company said net income rose to $72.2 million, or 93 cents per share.
Once a week, Kara Weberg takes to a yoga mat and practices abdominal-strengthening and balancing poses. That is, until her 2-year-old son scampers into the living room and pounces on her.
A central Ohio tourism group will receive more money this year after helping Columbus land major sporting events and a spot on Democrats' shortlist for their 2016 convention.
Medical mysteries lurk in every family, yet the autopsies that could reveal them have become increasingly rare.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has 6.5 million Social Security numbers for people 112 years old and up on file, allowing for "thousands of instances of potential identity theft" or fraud, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) warns.
Starbucks Corp. is expanding its call-ahead mobile order and pay service to the Pacific Northwest.
U.S. oil prices declined Tuesday as the dollar neared a 12-year peak against the euro and an eight-year high against the yen, action that also hit other commodities priced in dollars making them more expensive for holders of other currencies.
Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The Pentagon, though, is watching her recovery closely.
More than 40 million Americans are in debt thanks to their education, and most of their loans come from Uncle Sam. So President Obama is aiming to clamp down on the private companies that service federal student debt with a presidential memorandum he will issue on Tuesday.
Price hikes are curtailing access to a popular form of an antidote to heroin overdoses, with costs doubling in the past year and the manufacturer's stock price rising by 70 percent since it went public.
A plant-based diet may lower the risk of colorectal cancers, particularly if it includes seafood and fish, a large U.S. study finds.
Letting patients see their medical records while they’re in the hospital might ease worry and confusion without extra work for doctors and nurses, a small study suggests.
Currently, a gluten free diet is the only way to manage celiac disease. But new drugs in clinical trials with humans, as well as more in the pre-clinical phase, may one day allow people with the disorder to enjoy gluten again.
U.S. equity futures were trading lower Tuesday morning amid weaker-than-expected China data, and ongoing concerns about Greek debt talks.
The gap in suicide risk between young people in rural U.S. communities and those in more urban areas is widening, a new study suggests.
The nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager says prescription drugs spending rose 13 percent last year, the largest annual increase since 2003.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. on Tuesday released the agenda for a conference call with investors scheduled for Thursday, saying it will provide an update on the safety of its products.