Satellite radio service Sirius XM Holdings reported a 9.9% rise in quarterly revenue and net income more than doubled as strong U.S. auto sales drove a jump in paying subscribers.
More than 5,000 additional health care workers are needed to fight Ebola in the three most affected countries in West Africa, the president of the World Bank said Tuesday.
DuPont's 3Q profit scraped past the average analyst estimate as the company's cost-cutting efforts helped to boost operating margins in five of its seven businesses.
BP's third-quarter results took a hit from declining oil prices and a sharp drop in income from Russia as Western sanctions on Moscow led to a slump in earnings from the oil major's local partner, Kremlin-controlled Rosneft.
Aetna became the latest major health insurer to thump analyst expectations for the third quarter and then raise its forecast for 2014.
Drugmakers sprinting to develop Ebola vaccines face a series of technical hurdles if they are to get millions of doses ready for use next year -- even assuming clinical trials are successful.
Whirlpool on Tuesday posted a higher quarterly profit, lifted by increased sales of its washers and dryers, cooktops, stoves and refrigerators in North America and Europe.
Pfizer reported better than expected quarterly results, helped by growing sales of its cancer drugs and demand for its medicines in emerging markets, but did not signal any acquisition plans.
A wildlife trapper is looking for wild hogs that are roaming a central Florida community.
A California-based immunologist leading an international effort to develop new anti-Ebola drugs has raised more than $100,000 in online donations to hasten the research, achieving her Internet "crowdfunding" goal in just over two weeks.
UBS put aside 1.8 billion Swiss francs ($1.9 billion) in the third quarter for potential legal costs and said it was talking to the U.S. Department of Justice about resolving an investigation into currency market rigging.
The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.
Health workers are monitoring 82 people who had contact with a toddler who died of Ebola in Mali last week, but no new cases of the disease have yet been reported, World Health Organization spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said on Tuesday.
Coach Inc. shares surged 9.3% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the luxury accessories maker beat profit and sales estimates for its fiscal first quarter.