Every 53 seconds a laptop is stolen, according to technology research and advisory firm Gartner, while up to 12,000 laptops are lost in U.S. airports each week.
The price of gold could rise as high as $2,000 per ounce in 2009.
Drug trials submitted to the Food and Drug Administration may differ from the versions that are published, suggesting that healthcare professionals may be reading biased data, new research has found.
Traces of the toxic chemical melamine have been discovered in samples of U.S. baby formula, the Food and Drug Administration has admitted.
The majority of Americans believe that automakers do not deserve to receive government funds, according to the results of a new survey.
As a regular precaution against breast cancer, women are advised to undergo regular mammograms – but what if some tumors naturally disappeared on their own?
First, it was the financial industry requesting federal funds. Next, automakers said they needed a bailout, too. And now, the housing sector is apparently gearing up to ask the government for a $250 billion rescue package.
Those who hoped that the rising value of their property would help see them through their golden years may have already started re-evaluating – now, new figures show the slide in house prices is continuing.
New radio frequency identification (RFID) technology that is able to read information about travelers who are crossing borders has raised concerns among privacy advocates.
During the recent hard-fought presidential campaign, Barack Obama repeatedly promised that he would put an end to tax cuts for wealthy Americans that had been put in place by President Bush.
An additional $20 billion of taxpayer money is set to be given to Citigroup in an effort to prevent the banking giant from collapsing.
Kansas attorney general Steve Six has said that 17 pharmaceutical companies will be added to an existing lawsuit that claims firms illegally inflated drug costs at the expense of the state’s Medicaid program.
The number of people newly registering for unemployment benefits reached its highest level in the past 16 years last week, according to figures from the Labor Department.
As the economic downturn continues to challenge the savings plans of millions of retirees, the government is considering changing the rules governing retirement account withdrawals.
The concept of obligating every American to purchase health insurance coverage is unsound and is likely to lead to abuse by the insurance industry, a consumer group has said.
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has warned against bailing out Detroit automakers, recommending that the government let them go bankrupt instead.
Certain rules on health insurance enforced on a state level may lead to people paying more for coverage, the results of a new study suggest.
You may have already heard of the MRSA superbug, a drug-resistant bacteria that can lead to infection and even death.
The proportion of middle aged and older people who admit they are not confident they have enough money for retirement has risen, a new survey reveals.
With the average person footing the bill for the $700 billion bailout, taxpayers may be forgiven for feeling that bonuses for the heads of the largest financial services companies are not quite fair.
Two drugs that are given to premature infants who are being treated for lung damage may injure the brain, according to a new study.
America would be better off if it reduced the size of the federal government and returned more powers to the state, Rep. Ron Paul has said.
Extending aid to struggling automobile manufacturers is not fair to taxpayers and does not make fiscal sense, House Republican Leader John Boehner has said.