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
The University of Kansas plans to offer 15 new online graduate programs through its School of Education.
A White House official says President Barack Obama will name former aide Samantha Power as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Jordanian officials said Wednesday that the U.S. will deploy anti-missile batteries and F-16 jet fighters in the kingdom to bolster its defense capabilities in the face of a Syrian attack.
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 Labor Department releases its own employment numbers later this week.
Uganda’s president came to power in 1986 as an idealistic former Marxist rebel who denounced power-hungry African leaders.
An appeals court has upheld the acquittal of the frontman of a U.S. heavy metal band accused of causing a teenage fan’s death at a concert in the Czech Republic.
New reports that the French confirmed the use of sarin gas in Syria triggered discussions here on the sidelines of the meeting of NATO defense ministers
The Galena School District will begin improvement projects at some of its schools after voters easily approved a $7.5 million bond issue.
President Barack Obama’s top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by Susan Rice
Before they were detained in Laos and sent home, a group of young North Korean defectors smiled and teased each other as they told an activist how some of them were beaten with sticks for trying to steal noodles in their homeland.
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.
Rebekah Brooks — a friend of Prime Minister David Cameron and once one of the most powerful people in the British media — on Wednesday formally denied charges of phone hacking
NASA has rescheduled the Virginia launch of a rocket carrying instruments that will study how the first galaxy was formed.
The Army’s 1st Infantry Division celebrates its 96th birthday next week with a series of events at Fort Riley.