Even though 90% of the earthquakes that strike the United States are located in California, only about 10% of homeowners there have earthquake insurance . What gives? Here are ..
The World Health Organization (WHO) stepped up its war on "Big Tobacco" on Tuesday, calling for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor u ..
The Bank of Japan is likely to keep its bullish inflation outlook even as it cuts its economic growth forecast this fiscal year in an October report, sources said, suggesting ..
Financial journalists and social media-savvy economists will write “table setters” about the monthly jobs release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is due out next Fr ..
The euro hit its lowest level in nearly a year against the dollar and euro zone government bond yields fell on Tuesday on growing expectations the European Central Bank could ..
Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) internet browser and media player are being targeted in a Chinese antitrust probe, raising the prospect of China revisiting the software bundlin ..
Russia's food safety watchdog has ordered the temporary closure of one of McDonald's restaurants in Yekaterinburg in the Urals region, the fifth such closure in rece ..
Jeff Bezos is ramping up Amazon.com Inc.'s entertainment ambitions, buying video-game service Twitch Interactive Inc. in one of its biggest-ever acquisitions. Amazon said ..
The first research into the effects of oil and gas development on babies born near wells has found potential health risks. While the findings are still preliminary, any docume ..
Two top Republican lawmakers profited from a corporate tax-avoidance maneuver that the U.S. Treasury Department is seeking to curb. House Speaker John Boehner and Ways and Mea ..