A new study based on NASA satellite measurements reveals what researchers called a shocking loss of groundwater in the Southwest's largest river basin.
The prolonged execution in Arizona looked troubling, but was it unconstitutional? The U.S. Supreme Court, which upheld the use of lethal injection six years ago, has held that "an isolated mishap" during an execution does not violate the Eighth Amendment.
The Seattle-based coffee company posted fiscal third-quarter earnings of 67 cents per share on $4.14 billion in revenue.
Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly profit.
jobless claims data are the latest evidence that hiring is picking up, but whether companies are willing to spend is another matter.
It's not clear why Jason Rezaian, a dual Iranian-American citizen, and his wife were detained.
Insiders at Zillow and Trulia sold shares aggressively before news of a potential merger broke Thursday, filings show.
Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.
Facebook and Uber discussed possibly integrating the rideshare service with Facebook Messenger app. Re/Code reports.
Benny Johnson is accused of lifting text from Yahoo! Answers, Wikipedia and U.S. News & World Report.
Paul Ryan’s plan for the poor seeks to improve incentives for work. It also reflects a big change: no spending cuts for them.
"It's my elbow," he says, moving his elbow to the side. "It's my age. I get the chicken wing."
NASA's staggering budget shortfall has put its rocket program at "high risk" of missing the planned 2017 launch date for its $12 billion deep-space rocket, a federal watchdog said.
President Obama may want to end tax inversions, but one economist says this is why the president probably won't accomplish it.
The US says Russia was firing artillery across the border into Ukraine to target Ukrainian military positions.
A DSCC invitation shows the event will take place on Aug. 11 on Martha's Vineyard.
The plan aims to stem the surge at the border, allowing hundreds of minors and young adults to enter the United States without making a dangerous trek through Mexico.
Surely Congress didn't mean to include a "poison pill" for the Affordable Care Act when it passed it, says law professor Tim Jost.
The chief investment strategist at the world's largest asset manager says investors need to buy some protection right now.
More travelers have perished in plane crashes over the past week than did during all of 2013. Should that affect your travel plans?