World Sep 22, 2014 11:40 AM EDT
Workers at German warehouses of online retailer Amazon.com took strike action again on Monday as labor union Verdi pressed its demands in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.
World Sep 22, 2014 11:36 AM EDT
Syrian Kurdish fighters have halted an advance by Islamic State fighters to the east of a predominantly Kurdish town near the border with Turkey, a spokesman for the main armed Kurdish group said.
Life Sep 22, 2014 11:24 AM EDT
Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa's elephants.
Life Sep 22, 2014 11:19 AM EDT
The Seattle Seahawks needed overtime this time, but the Super Bowl champions defeated the Denver Broncos again on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFL title game.
Life Sep 22, 2014 11:15 AM EDT
Pope Francis, in his strongest criticism of Islamist militants to date, said on Sunday no religious group which used violence and oppression could claim to be "the armor of God".
World Sep 22, 2014 11:04 AM EDT
Syrian Kurds battled to defend a key border town from an Islamic State advance on Monday as Kurdish youths from neighboring Turkey rushed to their aid, heightening the pressure on Ankara to act against the Islamist insurgents.
The dollar softened on Monday as other major currencies recovered some ground after 10-weeks of gains by the dollar index, its longest winning streak since the greenback's free float in 1973.
Alibaba's initial public offering now ranks as the world's biggest at $25 billion, netting underwriters of the sale a more than $300 million windfall after the e-commerce giant and some shareholders parted with additional shares.
U.S. fund managers are finding a lot to like about finger-painting and naptime.
Researchers who measured the slipperiness of banana peels, the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds, and the reactions of reindeer to humans in polar bear suits were among the winners
Personal Finance Sep 18, 2014 04:22 PM EDT
If you're unhappy with your cell phone service - and really, who isn't? - now might be a unique time to either renegotiate your contract or move to a new carrier.
World Sep 19, 2014 11:24 AM EDT
Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani called on Friday for international intervention to protect a Kurdish town in neighboring Syria from Islamic State fighters who have driven many Syrian Kurds to flee across the border to Turkey.
Markets Sep 19, 2014 11:19 AM EDT
Lured by the promise of profit from smuggling the new iPhones into China, opportunists joined the thousands of Apple Inc fans lining up to buy the devices as they were launched on Friday
World Sep 19, 2014 11:11 AM EDT
French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and
News Sep 18, 2014 04:40 PM EDT
No sooner did the Federal Reserve reveal its plan for eventually tightening U.S. monetary policy than many on Wall Street flagged problems with the mechanics of the strategy, and said more
Life Sep 18, 2014 04:34 PM EDT
Tina Fey and Jason Bateman called mutual friends when they learned they would co-star as siblings in the drama-infused comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," just to do a little
Life Sep 18, 2014 04:26 PM EDT
Another National Football League player was arrested on domestic violence allegations hours after two teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended players enmeshed in similar cases on