Shares of Ocean Rig UDW Inc. were nearly halved in premarket trade Friday, after the oil services company said it would continue to explore reorganization strategies that could include bankruptcy given the continuation of "extremely negative" market conditions.
The dollar slumped Friday after official data showed retail sales declined in July, snapping three straight months of strong gains.
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in July on declining costs for services and energy products, pointing to a tame inflation environment that could make it difficult for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.
When a white supremacist endorsed Donald Trump for president, the broadcast networks blamed the candidate, but when the radical father of a terrorist endorsed Hillary Clinton, TV journalists dismissed it, according to a media watchdog.
U.S. retail sales were unexpectedly flat in July as Americans cut back on purchases of clothing and other goods, pointing to a moderation in consumer spending that could temper expectations of an acceleration in economic growth in the third quarter.
ATAVIA, Ohio — Officials say a bat that was infected with rabies bit a woman in southwest Ohio.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday denied requests to stop classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use, leaving users and businesses in limbo after many states have legalized it for medical or recreational purposes.
Nearly one-third of U.S. hospitals fail to offer interpreters to patients who speak limited English, although federal law requires it, a new study shows.
Babies are generally born with healthy hearts that should be cared for during childhood to ensure good health later in life, according to the American Heart Association.
I just read a wonderfully obscure paper entitled “Factors in the Selection of Surface Disinfectants for Use in a Laboratory Animal Setting,” published in the Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science in March, by Michael Campagna and colleagues at the University of California, Los Angeles.
WASHINGTON — Scientists carefully probe a placenta donated after birth, bluish umbilical cord still attached.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gay, lesbian and bisexual high school students are far more likely than their classmates to be raped or assaulted in a dating situation, according to the first national survey of its kind.