Seizure of oil tanker near Iran could raise insurance rates for shipping companies and eventually reduce tanker traffic, according to energy and security experts
Seven artists have asked New York's Whitney Museum to remove their work from its biennial showcase of American art over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law-enforcement supplies including tear gas.
A Trump administration official says tech company executives are due to meet at the White House on Monday with Larry Kudlow, the president's chief economic advisor
Turkey's vice president says his country is stepping up a search for hydrocarbons off ethnically split Cyprus with the dispatching of a survey vessel to join two drill ships and another research craft operating in waters around the island.
The U.K.'s foreign secretary says the seizing of a British-flagged tanker by Iran's Revolutionary Guard "raises very serious questions about the security of British shipping and indeed international shipping" in the Strait of Hormuz
While federal regulators weigh the risks of a widely used nonstick and stain-resistant compound, experts say consumers can take steps to limit their exposure.
Assistive technology, help from seasonal hires and family members, and a general improvement in the health of U.S. seniors in recent decades have helped them remain productive well into their 60s, 70s and beyond
An appeals court wants a judge to reconsider letting Justice Department lawyers immediately appeal a case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency
British lawmakers have sought an guarantee from the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator that U.K. citizens living in the 27 other EU countries won't have their lives disrupted if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal
A federal judge has told Motel 6 and civil rights attorneys he plans to give his preliminary nod to a settlement in the case involving guests who complained the national chain violated their privacy by giving their information to immigration authorities
Two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group have pleaded guilty to charges filed in a $511 million tax credit scheme
A US appeals court panel has sided with the Trump administration, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that mining companies take financial responsibility for future pollution cleanups
The president and his reelection campaign are mocking efforts to replace plastic straws with paper ones and turning that disdain into a fundraising gimmick
U.S. stock indexes sloshed between small gains and losses Friday after Microsoft, American Express and other big companies offered up a mixed set of earnings reports
The New Hampshire Supreme Court dealt a possibly fatal blow Friday to plans for a hydropower transmission line that has raised concerns among communities and environmentalists that it would harm tourism and property values