Georgia Ports Authority has signed an agreement with a Canadian firm to upgrade the Port of Brunswick. The Logistec Corporation will spend $5 million to deepen container berths and improve the facility that handles wood pellets. Ports spokesman...
The overall risk that a younger sibling of an autistic child will develop the disorder is 19 percent, a new study finds. If the younger sibling is male, the risk shoots up to more than one in four.
The Volatility Index or VIX was created in 1992 to measure market nervousness, and even trade on it. And with the stock market logging huge single-day gains and losses, the volume of VIX-related trades hit record highs this month.
Quick access to credit is not an easy thing for any small business to attain. But it's even harder for Native American Natural Foods. Its headquarters in South Dakota sits on tribal lands and therefore has no value that could be used as...
An Iraqi medical official says the death toll from twin bombings at a market in a city southeast of Baghdad has risen to 34.
The turmoil in the financial markets has pushed mortgage rates close to the lowest levels on record. But many Americans can't qualify for refinancing, and analysts say the government needs to step in to help.
For centuries, the ice-choked Northwest Passage has been prized as a potential trade route. Now, rising Arctic temperatures mean the waterway is expected to open up for longer periods a boon for shipping companies seeking a shortened trade route...
Would Twitter have succeeded if it had been called Twitch, as it first considered? When it comes to naming your business, there's a lot at stake. A company name is how it connects with consumers, investors and other businesses.
Researchers in Chicago have paired up with a local theater group to see how improvisational theater games affect the health and mood of patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease. "Improv is all about being in the moment, which for...
Cereal manufacturers may soon be forced to overall their advertising campaigns as restrictions on what foods can be marketed to children are debated in Washington. Kate Harvard of The Weekly Standard argues political, economic and societal...