Oyster, the subscription e-book service, says it is opening up a retail component and has the Big Five publishers on board. The move sets up Oyster to challenge Amazon.
Despite controversies with the Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton is aiming to keep it going even if his wife, Hillary, becomes president.
Universities are raising food and housing prices faster than inflation.
The deal would put Shell on track to become put Shell on track to surpass ExxonMobil as the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company. It comes as global oil prices have dropped sharply.
It's a gelatinous slab of pork, salt and starch – and in fancy packaging, it's a popular holiday-time gift. So how did South Korea become the world's No. 2 Spam consumer? Blame it on the war.
Police officer Michael Slager now faces a murder charge in the death of Walter Scott, who was unarmed and running away from Slager when he was shot multiple times.
Life insurance customers will receive discounts each year based on their activity levels. The practice is used in Australia, Europe, Singapore and South Africa. But privacy experts are concerned.
Two other American troops were wounded when a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire in the city of Jalalabad, a Pentagon official said. The shooter was shot and killed.
The daring crime targeted Hatton Garden Safe Deposit company, used by many firms in London's jewelry quarter to store their wares.
In a first, the six-member city council in Ferguson, Mo., is now half white and half black. Voter turnout was reported at 30 percent in the majority-black community.
Ron Paul laid the groundwork for his son's political rise. But Rand is making it very clear — this is not his father's campaign.
As Sen. Rand Paul declares for the GOP presidential nomination, a secret money group called the Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America attacks him as a weak protector in foreign policy.
As the craft beer industry grows, so are options for learning to brew. More colleges are now introducing degree programs to teach the art and science of beer-making.
Montana could soon dial back laws that allowed defaulters to have their professional and driver's licenses revoked after failing to pay back debt.
High-end sweatpants are becoming a staple in an increasing number of men's wardrobes. It's part of a global fashion trend called "athleisure," where gym clothes find their way out of the workout room.
A modified venom from scorpions that carries a dye into the brain and makes tumors glow has cleared its latest hurdle. But will this attempt to improve brain surgery work in humans as well as animals?
Two African-Americans won seats on the six-seat panel on Tuesday. The St. Louis suburb has been in the national spotlight since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man.
Rahm Emanuel has won a second term, fending off Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
With the 63-53 victory over Notre Dame, coach Geno Auriemma collects his tenth championship ring since 1995 — a streak of dominance few teams or coaches in any sport can compete with.
Freberg was one of the first to inject satire into commercials. In the 1950s and '60s, he created countless memorable ads using pointed humor.