The terrorist group that calls itself Islamic State has increased the "tempo and intensity" of operations in Iraq and Syria over the past three months. » Read More
It may have been a modest year for stocks but some companies saw their market value plummet this year. Here are the biggest stock losers of the year so far.
We look at the Climate Change Performance Index's top 10 performing countries, from Iceland in 13th place to Denmark in 4th.
After Obama's criticism, Sony said theaters' decision not to show "The Interview" forced the studio to halt the release.
A currency trader has absconded with $203 million in investors’ cash, in an alleged fraud that could prove to be Britain's answer to the Madoff case.
Wealthy wine fanatics are opting to buy U.S. vineyards rather than the traditional French and Italian wineries.
The U.S. dollar's increased buying power has presented opportunities for Americans to jet off to more exotic places.
Why brands are using language analysis - which started out being used to fight crime - as a core part of their marketing strategy.
Christmas Eve surpasses Valentine's Day as the romantic dinner event for Japanese couples, but it highlights two major problems: low wages and low birth rates.
Car collectors hoping to go auto hunting in Cuba may find a number of U.S. classics in surprisingly good shape, an expert says.
Bankers disappointed with their Christmas bonuses could fuel a surge in legal cases bought against their employers, a law firm warned.
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has struck out at U.K. broadcaster BBC over allegations of poor working conditions.
Christmas in Germany will be that little bit merrier this year as business and consumer confidence rises.
An early general election in Greece is looking more likely than ever after the government failed to win the first round of a presidential vote.
Amazon is taking on the big department stores and offering to deliver items like shampoo and batteries to shoppers in under an hour.
Havana is now home to a small, but growing, number of brand new Asian automobiles which are altering the landscape.
Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed "external factors" for its economic crisis Thursday, but failed to reassure investors.
Greece's lawmakers vote in a snap presidential election Wednesday and the result could spark further political uncertainty and economic turmoil.
A surprise interest rate hike by the Russian central bank left analysts debating whether such "panicked" moves by officials have any genuine impact.
Economists fear that Italy's proposed reforms to free up the country's labor markets don't go far enough.