Women who have pregnancies less than a year apart may have a greater risk for osteoporosis later in life than those who wait longer between babies, a study suggests.
Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
New York's governor has written to the federal transportation secretary to criticize Washington's proposed investment in a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.
Amarin Corporation has won an early victory in federal court against the Food and Drug Administration over the right to promote unapproved uses of its prescription fish-oil pill.
Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation he says will encourage the development of solar energy projects in Massachusetts.
Experts have used ground penetrating radar to locate the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna (Vilnius) in Lithuania, more than 70 years after its destruction by the Nazis.
The wife of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died.
Consumer credit grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 7.3%, for a gain of $20.7 billion in June, the Federal Reserve said Friday.
Crude-oil futures found no respite from selling pressure Friday, with September futures closing at the lowest level since mid-March amid concerns about a global and domestic supply glut and worries about potentially weak demand from China.