Jul 31, 2014 — The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,563. It was the worst daily decline since April.
Jul 31, 2014 — Air traffic snarls at some of eastern China's busiest airports have stranded thousands of travelers and highlighted the increasing competition for airspace between military and civilian flights.
Jul 31, 2014 — In a rare, scathing speech in March, Dianne Feinstein accused the CIA of tampering with the work of the intelligence committee. Now an internal CIA probe finds some officers acted improperly.
Jul 31, 2014 — It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author of a new paper published in Nature describes it as "a lemon with an equatorial bulge."
Jul 31, 2014 — The team's effort had been thwarted for a week by heavy fighting. But the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said experts were finally able to reach the site using a new route.
Jul 31, 2014 — The law, championed by Gov. Scott Walker, sparked mass protests in the state capitol and attracted national attention. The decision gives Walker an important election-year victory.
Jul 31, 2014 — The 93-year-old main burst earlier this week, spewing water into a parking garage on campus.
Jul 31, 2014 — Congress leaves some significant business unfinished as it goes on break. But the talk of Washington and beyond is Wednesday's vote by House republicans to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama.
Jul 31, 2014 — Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order." A University of Chicago law professor says his research shows community prosecution has had an immediate and measurable impact on violent crime.
Jul 31, 2014 — The Institute of Medicine this week urged Congress to allocate to community clinics more of the $15 billion it spends annually on training new doctors. But hospitals say that's the wrong prescription.