New late-stage breast cancer treatment approved

A drug that presents a new way to knock out cancer cells was approved Friday to treat patients with a certain type of late-stage metastatic breast cancer.

Adoption tax credit for same-sex couples

While same-sex couples are excluded from many tax benefits, there is one tax break they qualify for that opposite-sex married couples don't -- if they adopt a partner's child.

'Crippling' winter storm bearing down on Great Plains region, forecasters say

The warnings were as dire as they could be.

Stocks: Budget cuts loom

The looming forced budget cuts that could kick in on Friday will likely be topmost on investors' minds this week.

Bangladesh protests claim 4 more lives

At least four people were killed and more than a hundred injured in fresh violence in Bangladesh as the Islamist groups clashed with police near the capital, Dhaka, on Sunday, police said.

Jimmie Johnson wins Daytona 500; Danica Patrick finishes 8th

Racing at the Daytona International Speedway can be like playing the lottery against 42 other drivers who all have a ticket, all seem to have an equal shot at winning.

UPDATE: Daytona 500 will run as scheduled despite fiery crash on track

The Daytona 500 will take place as scheduled Sunday despite a jaw-dropping crash a day earlier that flung debris into the stands at the Daytona International Speedway.

Moody's downgrades United Kingdom from AAA

Rating agency Moody's stripped the United Kingdom of its AAA credit rating on Friday, making it the latest European country to face a downgrade amid the continent's grim growth prospects.

Protesters, police clash in Spain

Tens of thousands of protesters amassed in Madrid and other Spanish cities on Saturday to voice their anger over harsh austerity and the way the country's being run in the wake of its financial crisis.