Hawking, who was a professor at the University of Cambridge, made several discoveries in the fields of physics, mathematics and cosmology.

The shooter, a 19-year-old expelled former student of the high school, has been taken into custody by authorities.

Officials say the New York city bombing suspect, 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, is among the wounded.

Sen. Rob Portman told CNBC on Wednesday that fellow Republicans will vote to approve tax reform despite any issues they may have with President Donald Trump. Portman said he’s friends with GOP Sens. Jeff Flake and Bob Corker, and they said they intend to support a bill that would change the U.S. tax code. Flake …

The supply chain that had been suffering serious logistical issues last week, showed some positive signs of improvement over the weekend.

“I believe the No. 1 civil right is to be free from harm,” Howard Safir says.

Country star Jason Aldean was singing on stage at the sold-out Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas Strip when a burst of semi-automatic gunfire erupted. Not realizing what was happening, he tipped his hat and continued singing. Moments later, he ran off the stage, still holding his guitar, according to videos posted on …

People in areas affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma should be alert to possible bacterial contamination of crops from flood waters, says Stan Meiburg.

Sports talk radio star Craig Carton has been arrested in what the government describes as a Ponzi-like scheme involving fake ticket brokering.

The Department of Justice indicted two Russian intelligence officers and two other people, in connection with a conspiracy to hack into Yahoo’s networks.

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC his top concern is how to prevent rogue nations from getting weapons of mass destruction.

With President Trump rewriting a travel-ban order, many foreign investors are left wondering what happens next.

Despite the US economic recovery, 1 in 7 Americans go to bed hungry each night. New food stamp restrictions have put the nation at risk.

Thanks to space pioneers like Celestis and Elysium, people can have their remains launched into outer space or get planted on the moon.

The FDA has approved a trial in Florida to release genetically-modified mosquitoes to stop the Zika virus. But what is the risk to humans?