An 8-year-old Pennsylvania girl battling bone cancer is on a mission to collect Play Doh so that other pediatric patients have something to play with while at the hospital.
Los Angeles building officials have signed off on geologist reports that found no active earthquake fault under the site of a proposed 16-story residential-office development in Hollywood.
Cyprus' president has strongly criticized the bailed-out country's Central Bank chief for not disclosing details of her daughter's job, which may have embroiled her in a possible conflict of interest.
If you've concluded that a one-way ticket to Mars isn't for you, there's a tamer alternative: Send your name to Mars instead.
The Dow reached a new intraday high after the Bank of Japan delivered a stimulus that powered gains for global equities.
Researchers at J.P. Morgan expect an increasingly weak Japanese yen following the Bank of Japan's surprise move to accelerate easing measures on Friday.
Trouble-making personnel inside the Obama administration have taken to the press at a steady clip in recent days to badmouth senior officials, as well as a key American ally.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by two this week to 1,929.
2013 is remembered as the year equities rallied before data said so. 2014 appears to be memorialized as the year sentiment trumped fundamentals.
Falling oil prices hardly seem to be bothering the two biggest U.S. oil companies, but things could get tougher in the coming months.
The candidates have debated, the ads have squawked endlessly from TV screens and computer monitors -- and now, it’s all about that turnout.
More than a dozen Virginia distilleries are asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to nix a plan to raise prices at state-owned liquor stores.
The U.S. Treasury has blacklisted a hard-line lawmaker of Myanmar's ruling party, accusing him of undermining political and economic reforms.