Pope Francis on Wednesday called for "urgent intervention" to protect minors traveling on their own in increasing numbers from Central and South America to the United States.
Stocks may respond more to earnings news than the Fed Wednesday, now that Yellen's first day of testimony is out of the way.
A couple rescued with their sick 1-year-old from a disabled sailboat hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast are suing a satellite phone company, contending they lost their boat because their phone service was wrongly cut.
One of three men charged in the death of a 12-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while riding a scooter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and weapons charges.
A moderate GOP uprising is in full swing against Gov. Sam Brownback.
Many lawmakers are hoping to set up a long-term fix after a short-term patch.
Netflix has been happy to let its DVD business shrink — profitably — for several years, reports Re/code.
Is Janet Yellen getting into the stock market game?
Mr. Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and political scientist, wrote voluminously about the nature of leadership in general and the presidency in particular.
A lawyer for a suburban Atlanta woman whose husband was arrested after their son was left for hours in a hot SUV says she is devastated by the boy's death.
The journalist and immigration advocate was detained after trying to fly out of an airport.
Yahoo missed estimates, but shares swung in after-hours trading as the firm said it won't have to sell as much of its Alibaba stake.
"I think this is amazing news for Apple," said Jim Cramer.
Rep. Steve Stockman is plotting to force his colleagues to vote on arresting Lois Lerner.
A brain-eating amoeba that lurks in fresh water has prompted warnings from Kansas officials after it killed a 9-year-old girl.
An estimate from congressional research suggests the U.S. could miss out on billions from companies making acquisitions overseas.
The low intake is part of a pledge not to compete with fundraising efforts in the midterms.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to ban permanently taxes on Internet access.
The group of five emerging market nations moved closer to an agreement on where to base a joint development bank, officials close to the matter said.
Apple and IBM stocks stocks were up slightly after the firms announced a partnership.