Gold prices moved past $870 per ounce in Friday trading after a week of steady rises.
Federal agencies released a revised guide this week designed to tackle the ongoing issue of identity fraud.
Diet Coke may contain ingredients such as the artificial sweetener aspartame and phosphoric acid, but the Food and Drug Administration is more concerned about its nutritional claims.
President-elect Barack Obama has promised a stimulus plan for the country that could create or save millions of jobs – but will it work?
Researchers studying fruit juice beverages from 15 different countries have uncovered traces of pesticides in many products, it has emerged.
A new flu strain that is spreading across the U.S. does not respond to the medication Tamiflu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
After receiving billions of dollars in taxpayer bailout money, banks are unable to describe how they have used the funds, it has emerged.
When analyzing the effects of potentially hormone-disrupting chemicals, regulators should focus on the cumulative effects of exposure, a panel has claimed.
This week, the Federal Reserve approved new regulations for the credit card industry which are aimed at protecting consumers.
The holiday season should be a time for relaxation, but for people in the hospital – or their families and friends – the period can be fraught with chaos, one author claims.
As the hearings regarding the impeachment of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich continue, the state attorney general has denied a request that state taxpayers fund his defense.
As the government moves toward the adoption of electronic health records, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced new privacy guidelines for the treatment of these records.
The Food and Drug Administration has repeated its opinion that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is safe, but also says it will conduct further tests and keep analyzing studies.
Ponzi schemes – in which existing investors are paid with new investors’ money – have been in the news a lot lately, with the revelation of Bernard Madoff’s fraudulent investment fund sending ripples across the world.
Yahoo is attempting to set the industry standard regarding how it manages user data by cutting the amount of time that it keeps information on individuals’ searches.
By the end of this year, American homeowners could be facing a collective loss of $2 trillion on their properties’ value, new figures reveal.
At first, the idea of being able to access a person’s criminal record dating back several years may seem convenient – but what if there are errors?
Does your daily skincare routine involve the application of a product containing estrogen?
Although the massive swings of the stock market are not for everyone, some experts have suggested that short-term gains can be made if investors follow a savvy strategy – particularly as so many stocks are selling at record-low prices.
Privacy and civil liberties groups have raised concern over new parameters that expand the number of people whose DNA can be collected by the government.
Pharmaceutical company Wyeth paid for favorable medical journal articles to be written about its hormone therapy products, according to claims by a U.S. senator.
Employees of Verizon Wireless accessed the cell phone records of President-elect Barack Obama without permission, the company has admitted.
The New York Police Department has run into problems while trying to seek faster surveillance approval for investigating terror suspects.