Shares of some top oil companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: BP PLC fell $.06 or .1 percent, to $42.11.
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are up at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.64 or .9 percent, to $69.74.
Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. rose $1.07 or 2.0 percent, to $54.29.
The legislature of Mexico's Guerrero state must now find a replacement after the governor effectively stepped down, yielding to a growing political crisis over a mass kidnapping.
The Miami Marlins are not playing in this year's World Series. So why was a guy sitting behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, in a bright orange Miami Marlins jersey at Games 1 and 2?
Trucks meant to broadcast sporting events in Kabul remain unused and were shipped at a higher cost — an example of waste, a government watchdog says.
The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.
There's an entire industry in American politics built around finding and mobilizing voters, largely constructed by Democrats who have been innovating in the field for more than a decade. The nerd science of campaigning — sifting through data, analyzing behavior, modeling segments of voters and persuading people to cast ballots — is one reason President Barack Obama's team flabbergasted Mitt Romney's overconfident numbers-crunchers in 2012.
Imagine discovering a plant that has the potential to help alleviate post-traumatic stress disorder, suicidal thoughts and paralyzing anxiety. That's what some believe ayahuasca can do, and this psychedelic drink is attracting more and more tourists to the Amazon.
This American shaman runs an ayahuasca healing center in the Amazon. Watch "This is Life with Lisa Ling" Sundays 10p.
The mother of American hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet appealing for a response from ISIS to the family's pleas for his life.
If it was just a political pander, it was a beauty. But if it was a serious statement of philosophy, it was chilling -- even scary.
Kyle Nolan's mother opens up about his tragic journey to the Peruvian Amazon seeking the mind-altering power of ayahuasca, which some call a drug and others call a medicine.
Standard & Poor's ratings agency affirmed Russia's sovereign rating on Friday at a notch above junk status, warning that a downgrade may follow if more sanctions are imposed on Moscow for its role in the Ukrainian conflict.