Lewis Carroll's delightful children's novel "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" turns 150 this year.
The brain function that underlies anxiety and depression is inherited, a new study finds — but there is still plenty of space for experience and environment to reduce the risk of a full-blown mental disorder.
The $1,000 pill for a liver-wasting viral infection that made headlines last year is no longer the favorite of patients and doctors.
The European Medicines Agency says it has started a review of cervical cancer vaccines to see if they are linked to two rare conditions, but emphasized it hasn't changed its recommendations for how the shots should be used.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced his bid Monday for the Republican presidential nomination, entering a crowded 2016 field amid high expectations.
Even decades later, people diagnosed with cancer in their teenage years are less likely to have college degrees, to work full time, to be married or to live independently, a recent U.S. study found.
China will make targeted adjustments to its economic policies in a more effective and precise manner, Premier Li Keqiang told economic experts and business executives at a meeting on Monday, reiterating the government's vows to support the economy.
Africa's Ebola outbreak has not run its course and around 30 people are still getting infected each week, the United Nations' special envoy for the deadly disease, David Nabarro, said on Monday.
Finance chiefs from large North American companies are sticking with their strong outlook for the North American economy, but have less confidence in the prospects for their own companies, according to Deloitte's second-quarter CFO survey.
The global oil market should be more balanced next year as China and the developing world increase oil consumption while supply of shale oil from North America and other regions grows more slowly, OPEC said on Monday.
Marathon Petroleum Corp's master limited partnership (MLP), MPLX LP, will acquire MarkWest Energy Partners LP for about $15.63 billion to add natural gas processing facilities to its portfolio.
Comcast Corp. introduced over the weekend its new "Stream" service for $15 a month for its Xfinity customers.
Nintendo Co Ltd Chief Executive Satoru Iwata died of cancer on Saturday, months after he led the Japanese video-game maker's belated entry into mobile gaming following years of declining sales. He was 55.
Consumer goods company Jarden Corp. said Monday it has agreed to buy disposable tableware maker The Waddington Group for about $1.35 billion from an investment fund managed by private-equity firm Olympus Partners.
The Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June at 2 p.m. Eastern on Monday.