Investors could lose principal from money market investment funds that underperform under rules being proposed by the Securities and Exchang…
U.S. service firms grew at a faster pace in May, driven by a jump in new orders. But a measure of hiring showed companies added fewer jobs.
Orders to U.S. factories rose modestly in April as manufacturers rebounded from a weak March performance.
A Rhode Island TV station says a woman threw a rock, waved a baseball bat and urged her dogs to attack a news crew reporting on a kindergart…
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is gauging prospects for improving badly strained ties between the United States and Venezuela
Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street after a payroll company reported sluggish job growth last month.
An economic forecast says the country’s expected “Great Recovery” hasn’t materialized and the economy’s fallen short of even normal growth.
A woman from a wealthy New York suburb is accused of growing and attempting to sell more than 1,000 marijuana plants from a city warehouse.
The U.S. government is taking advantage of the recent run-up in General Motors stock to sell off another 30 million shares in the auto giant…
Oil price edges up to near $94 a barrel
State lawmakers passed an 11th-hour compromise bill early Wednesday
U.S. worker productivity grew a modest amount from January through March after having declined in the previous quarter.
A private survey shows U.S. businesses added just 135,000 jobs in May, the second straight month of weak gains.
The Treasury Department says it will sell an additional 30 million shares of General Motors stock this month
Stock futures fell in light trading volume Wednesday as a private payroll company provided what may be a hint as to what to expect when the …
President Barack Obama’s top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by Susan Rice
Authorities say a burglar’s decision to knock back a couple of beers during a break-in at an upstate New York home led to his arrest.
NASA has rescheduled the Virginia launch of a rocket carrying instruments that will study how the first galaxy was formed.
The GOP-controlled House is advancing the first of 12 spending bills for the budget year beginning Oct. 1, a popular measure providing more …
President Barack Obama has visited wounded service members at a military hospital just outside of the nation’s capital.
The odds are historically against them, but Illinois’ beleaguered Republicans are looking to reverse their fortunes by recruiting help in th…
A group of about 100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were ejected from an AirTran flight after the pilot and crew lo…
U.S. officials say they’ll extend sanction waivers to nine countries, including China and India, for reducing Iranian oil imports.
Ohio State University President Gordon Gee announced his retirement Tuesday
American officials say Russia has rejected intelligence the U.S. has provided suggesting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime has used che…