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.
Billboard ads are expensive to construct, maintain and rent, but they don't serve any functional purposes -- so Michal Polacek redesigned them to house the homeless.
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.
Virgin Galactic said its SpaceShipTwo rocket plane suffered an "in-flight anomaly" during a powered test flight on Friday.
Starbucks has adopted a dress code policy which says baristas cannot wear watches, bracelets or even engagement rings.
Although designer babies and a disease-free world may or may not come to pass, you can get a glimpse of the most promising and upcoming medical innovations of 2015, via the Cleveland Clinic.
Jeffrey Fowle tells NBC's Kristen Welker that at the time he left a bible in North Korea, he thought "it was a risk worth taking."
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.
A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.
One Wall Street firm has an idea that's raising eyebrows: forgive some student debt for first-time homebuyers.
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.
Pentagon officials are readying a plan that would deploy U.S. military advisers to the volatile Iraqi province of Anbar to advise and assist Iraqi security forces in a region currently dominated by ISIS militants.
A hidden camera shows home nursing aides beating elderly Alzheimer's patient. Jeff Patterson reports.