Dutch authorities will slaughter 50,000 birds at a poultry farm after a highly contagious strain of bird flu was discovered nearby, taking to around 300,000 the number of chickens and ducks culled in the Netherlands in recent weeks.
Sierra Leone does not yet have enough beds in treatment centers to isolate Ebola patients in the west of the country but many new facilities should be opened in the next few weeks, the World Health Organization's assistant director general said on Monday.
A Minneapolis art director died of brain cancer last week, but in an obituary in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, "mild-mannered" Aaron Purmort reveals himself to be Spider-Man, writing that he "died peacefully at home on November 25 after complications from a radioactive spider bite that led to years of crime-fighting and a years long battle with a nefarious criminal named Cancer, who has plagued our society for far too long."
Barclays Capital on Monday raised its price target on Apple Inc. stock to $140 from $120 and said consensus estimates for gross margins look conservative.
Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) became the largest U.S. retail auto lender in the third quarter, displacing Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) for the first time since the start of 2013, according to a report from Experian Automotive on Monday.
Apple shares fell suddenly in early trading on Monday, with a one-minute spike in volume accompanied by the largest price drop in at least three months.
A key military group responsible for guiding fighter jets toward their battlefield targets is trying to keep the legendary A-10 "Warthog" from flying off into the sunset.
Archaeologists studying an ancient quarry that is home to a famously gigantic stone block have now found an even bigger stone block at the site, reports io9.
The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a ruling that Mercedes violated federal labor laws by stopping United Auto Workers union supporters from handing out literature inside its Alabama plant.
If you dream of wringing someone's neck to the point of murder, researchers say you're more likely to be aggressive, hostile, and introverted while awake.
Federal officials are warning U.S. military members to scrub their social media accounts of any material that could make them a target for the Islamic State, the most recent in a series of alerts about potential attacks against service members.
Republican congressional aide Elizabeth Lauten resigned Monday morning after making controversial comments about President Obama’s teenage daughters, Fox News confirms.
A new report claims terrorists are plotting to blow up five jets bound for European cities before Christmas, in what one analyst said is a sign Al Qaeda is competing with the Islamic State for influence.
Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.: AT&T Inc. fell $.38 or 1.1 percent, to $35.01.
Shares of some top managed care companies are down at 10 a.m.: Aetna fell $.18 or .2 percent, to $87.06.
Shares of some top education companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Apollo Group rose $.32 or 1.0 percent, to $31.54.