Researchers are closing in on the final steps of a new system to analyze human DNA in 90 minutes instead of the two to three weeks it now takes, according to interviews with Pentagon and industry officials.
Congressional negotiators have included about $400 million for a county payments program in a farm bill proposal they unveiled Monday.
Internet companies will be allowed to disclose more information about how often the government requires them to turn over customer data as part of an agreement announced Monday by the Justice Department.
Suicide attempt leaves him with more than 80% of his body burned.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 44 points to 15,837 Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost eight points to 1,781 and the Nasdaq composite dropped 44 points to 4,083.
The frigid temperatures gripping the central U.S. for the second time in weeks are upending people's routines and travel plans.
Eric Lawson, a working actor who portrayed the Marlboro Man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.
Southwest, which grew to carry more domestic passengers than any U.S. airline, began selling tickets Monday for international flights, the start of a significant shift for the low-cost domestic carrier.
Some of America's most recognized casual dining spots are being passed up for quicker options offering comparable choices.
After executing his powerful uncle last month, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un took his purge to an extreme degree by putting to death almost all the uncle's direct relatives.
Three people were killed in a shooting spree at a Maryland mall crowded with Saturday shoppers, Howard County police said.
Feds investigating whether bank executed its own futures trades ahead of large orders for clients.
Nation's biggest arts and crafts retailer reportedly working with Secret Service on data security attack.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters Friday that the United States will be ready to remove Americans from Sochi in the event of a catastrophic terror attack at the upcoming Winter Olympics.
Earl Bradley was arrested in late 2009, stripped of his medical license in 2010, convicted in 2011.
FBI reportedly discovered about 20 hacking cases in the past year that involved the same kind of malicious software used against Target.
A judge has ruled that a brain-dead pregnant woman in Texas must be taken off life support by 5 p.m. Monday.
Financial services giant JPMorgan, hit with $20 billion in legal fines, settlements and related costs in 2013, provided CEO Jamie Dimon $20 million in compensation last year, a 74% jump from 2012.
ORANGEBURG, SC - A student was shot Friday at South Carolina State University, and authorities say they are searching for at least four suspects.
The Dow is down almost 500 points over the past two days as investors pull out of stocks and emerging markets and stash money in safer assets like bonds.
(WBIR - Knoxville) A Knoxville waitress says she is still in shock after a seemingly normal customer tipped her $1,075 on Wednesday night.
Arizona State University severed ties with the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity Thursday night, only days after a party over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend depicting racial stereotypes drew harsh criticism from civil rights leaders.
A Rhode Island school is warning parents about students snorting the crushed-up candies -- not a very smart thing to do.
Judge declares him 'presumptive father' of girl born to lesbian couple.
A Knoxville waitress says she is still in shock after a seemingly normal customer tipped her $1,075 on Wednesday night. Her coworkers say the generous gratuity proves good things happen to good people.
So far, 25 states have expanded, even those dominated by Republicans who opposed the law. In the holdout states, expansion is inevitable, experts say.
Well north of 740 million records were exposed in 2013, making it the worst year in terms of data breaches recorded.
WASHINGTON - Watch out for exploding toilets.
The NFL would consider allowing athletes to use marijuana to treat concussions and other head injuries if medical experts deemed it a legitimate solution.
NEw YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average fell 176 points, or 1.1 percent, to close at 16,197 Thursday. It had been down as much as 232 points.
A controversial new study conducted at McMaster University in Canada links the spread of influenza to the use of cold and fever medication.
TONOPAH - State police say a passenger attacked the driver of a Greyhound bus, leading to a crash on Interstate 10 in western Arizona that left numerous people injured.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall a brand of baby rattles due to concerns over a potential for choking Thursday morning.
A 16-year-old girl arrested Saturday in connection with strangling her 43-year-old boyfriend during sexual activities will face trial as an adult.
Nearly one in five women -- up to 22 million people -- have been raped in their lifetime, according to a report issued Wednesday by the White House Council on Women and Girls.
Ahead of President Obama's State of the Union Address, income inequality weighs on most Americans' minds.