The three-year drought in California is officially the worst drought on record for the state, already costing over $2 billion and 17,000 jobs.
The Netherlands' prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country should counter sanctions imposed over its Ukraine policy. The NYT reports.
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Ebola virus and conflict in the Middle East and a possible trade war with Russia could all hurt air travel this year, the IATA said.
Thieves use electronic "scanner boxes" that mimic the signal emitted by key fobs that open car doors, USA Today reports.
The U.S. Federal Reserve approved a resubmitted capital plan from Bank of America, which announced it has raised its dividend.
The number of female CEOs is on the rise but we still need more, says Rich Wellins, an exec at global talent management agency DDI.
The wave of innovation will eliminate even more blue-collar jobs and it could also threaten significant numbers of white-collar workers.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected as petroleum imports dropped to a 3-1/2 year low, suggesting trade is less of a drag on growth.
Japanese, Korean and Singaporean applications for business visas in India have shot up in the last year. Global Post reports.
Wells Fargo has relaxed its standards for loans for some high-priced homes as the largest U.S. mortgage lender tries to combat a drop in mortgage volumes.
The haul includes 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, security researchers say. The NYT reports.
Using the CNBC RQ 50 measure for R&D productivity, we've identified an elite group of companies that merit election to an R&D hall of fame.
Tropical Storm Julio strengthened into a hurricane early Wednesday, chasing Hurricane Iselle toward the Hawaiian islands.
NATO said that Russia has around 20,000 troops on Ukraine's border in an escalation of the current crisis. NBC News reports.
Russia is making it next to impossible to anticipate this market. Now what?
Amazon now offers 'Get It Today' to Prime members. It allows them to order as many same-day delivery items as they want for $5.99.
U.S. Treasury bonds rose on Wednesday, as an upsurge in fears about Russia boosted investors' bid for "safe-haven" assets.
The moment the passenger slips and gets his leg wedged between a train and platform was captured on video in Perth, Australia, NBC reports.