The former CEO of Massey Energy was convicted of conspiracy Thursday in a federal court, but was acquitted on two charges of misrepresenting the company's safety record.
In congressional testimony Thursday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the job market is nearly healthy enough to justify raising interest rates.
Scientists and engineers around the world are working on nuclear fusion reactors that, if successful, could replace today's carbon-intensive power plants.
The euro jumped in the wake of the European Central Bank's decision to cut interest rates. President Mario Draghi implored eurozone countries to do more to boost the economy.
The only thing more fun than flying a drone is watching one crash -- as long as it's not yours.
A slow recovery in the global economy as well as weak domestic and foreign demand for Chinese goods hurt trade.
Prime Minister Najib Razak was expected to make a statement to the anti-graft agency later Thursday over what could be the country's biggest corruption scandal.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's decision to donate most of his wealth to charitable causes has led to online criticism of China's wealthy people.
The European Central Bank is expected to further announce measures, including an expansion of its massive bond-buying program, at a meeting Thursday.
OPEC is not expected to agree to production cuts that would boost prices when it meets starting Friday.
Retailers say they're planning to recruit more temporary staff than last year to accommodate a greater number of holiday shoppers.
A jump in 2014 was driven primarily by greater insurance coverage through Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.
Mario Gabelli, the second-largest voting shareholder in Viacom Inc, has called for the company to disclose its CEO's mental capacity.
If the Internet company spins off all of its Internet business, all that would remain is its stake in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan.
The Federal Reserve chair said U.S. economic headwinds should ease next year, but the Fed will keep interest rates below historic levels for a while.
A brand-new city, Yachay, is planned as the country's ticket to a high-tech revolution, but it has to survive an economic crisis first.
Four days from a critical election, many dispirited Venezuelan expats see no reason to return and cast a ballot.
Inflation in the 19-nation bloc stood at a weaker-than-expected 0.1 percent, building pressure on the European Central Bank to ease its monetary policy.
The trip, during which the Chinese president will co-chair a summit with African nations, comes at a time when the Asian giant's investment in the continent is dropping.
Obama's invitation to all the 10 leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations comes after the U.S. and the ASEAN forged a new "strategic partnership" last month.