A fourth straight month of solid hiring in November could give the U.S. economy a jolt and signal that the job market may finally be gathering momentum.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. raised the issue as Beijing withholds accreditation for journalists from The New York Times and Bloomberg.
The Los Angeles city attorney is suing Wells Fargo and Citigroup, alleging the companies engaged in mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures in minority communities.
J.C. Penney Co said it received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking an explanation on their financial position.
South Africans, world leaders and citizens of many nations reacted to the death of Nelson Mandela on Thursday.
Sometimes an owner's manual is not enough.
U.S. equities face an ironic headwind that will lead them to underperform their global peers next year -- signs of an economic recovery, Credit Suisse said.
A big part of the American auto industry’s comeback has come from rising exports of vehicles made in the United States for sale in international markets.
Microsoft-co founder, Paul Allen, has won the title of the world's wealthiest bachelor, with an estimated personal fortune of $15.3 billion.
Stockton has gone through what Detroit faces and hopes to emerge from bankruptcy protection in the spring. But its biggest problem, pension payments, still looms.
After an American teacher was killed in Libya, his students recalled how he would joke with them online.
Lawmakers are nearing an agreement that would “fast-track” the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating with a dozen Pacific nations.
Laws passed by the City Council have sought to restrict prisoner transfer agreements with federal authorities, prompting guarded celebration among immigrants’ advocates.
China is ready to force more than two dozen journalists from American news organizations to leave the country by the end of the year. The NYT reports.
The House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill protecting technology companies and their customers from nuisance patent-infringement lawsuits.
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis published a list on Thursday of 34 priests who have been accused of sexually abusing minors.
The board that oversees the state’s high-speed rail project decided to try again to gain authority to sell $8.6 billion in state bonds, after a judge blocked the sales.
A New York City antiques dealer who pleaded guilty to conspiracy for smuggling artifacts made from rhinoceros horns from the U.S. to China and Hong Kong has been sentenced to three years in prison, plus three years' supervised release.
Gov. Sean Parnell will urge in his fiscal 2015 budget plan that the state tap $3 billion in one of its savings accounts to pay down $11.9 billion unfunded liability in Alaska’s two largest pension funds.
President Obama recalled that his public career began at an anti-apartheid rally in 1979, imbued with the hope Nelson Mandela had generated.