Need To Know
Indonesia's GDP Growth At Slowest Rate In 4 Years
February 05 2014 12:23 AM
Interest rate hikes by the central bank and a cooling of commodities trade are blamed.
JC Penney Closing 33 Stores At Cost Of 2,000 Jobs
January 15 2014 6:54 PM
The retailer is trying to recover from a 25 percent drop in sales in fiscal 2012 during a failed attempt to go upmarket.
$1 Trillion Spending Bill Proposed In Congress [FULL TEXT]
January 13 2014 9:41 PM
The appropriations chairmen of both houses say the bill keeps the federal government running without threat of a shutdown.
Samsung Misses Expectations; Profit Drops 18%
January 06 2014 6:55 PM
The tech giant cited competition from Apple and a special bonus for the disappointing numbers.
Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate Stayed
December 31 2013 10:53 PM
Justice Sonia Sotomayor issues an emergency injunction hours before rules take effect.
Oil Train Collision Sets Off Fireball [VIDEO]
December 30 2013 9:14 PM
The spectacular explosion renews fears about transporting North Dakota's booming oil output.
Japan's October Trade Deficit Wider Than Forecast
November 19 2013 7:55 PM
Both imports and exports boomed, but fuel costs took a toll.
JPMorgan To Pay Out $4 Billion To Aid Homeowners
November 18 2013 7:27 PM
The record-setting deal with the government is likely to be announced Tuesday.
US Senate Passes Gay Workplace Rights Bill, 64-32
November 07 2013 3:11 PM
Ten Republicans joined all Democratic senators in the vote. However, the bill faces a much sterner test in the GOP-controlled U.S. House.
Colorado Approves Tax On Marijuana
November 05 2013 10:46 PM
The measure follows a referendum last year legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
De Blasio Elected NYC Mayor, First Democrat In 20 Years
November 05 2013 9:17 PM
The nation's largest city has a Democratic mayor for the first time in decades.
Terry McAuliffe Elected Governor In Virginia
November 05 2013 8:30 PM
The Democrat gained steadily and overtook Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the governor's race.
Chris Christie Wins Re-Election In New Jersey
November 05 2013 8:07 PM
Networks called the governor's election the minute the polls closed.
Gay Rights Bill Passes Key Vote In Senate
November 04 2013 6:47 PM
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act passed cloture by 61-30, one more vote than needed.
JPMorgan Reported Near $6B Deal Over Junk Securities
October 22 2013 9:45 PM
The proposed settlement with institutional investors comes on top of an agreement to pay off the federal government.
Fitch Puts US Credit Rating On 'Watch Negative'
October 15 2013 5:11 PM
As the default deadline nears, the credit rating entity had a stern warning for Washington's officials.
How To Fix Apple iOS 7 Activation Error After iOS 7 Beta 6 Expired
October 06 2013 11:28 AM
Many people are receiving an "activation required" error message after updating to Apple iOS 7, but there are many available solutions.
Libya Protests ‘Kidnap’ Of Al Qaeda Suspect
October 06 2013 9:35 AM
U.S. special forces in Tripoli seized an accused mastermind of 1998 bombings.
US Capitol Police Who Responded To Shooting Not Being Paid
October 03 2013 4:37 PM
Capitol police are "essential employees," who must report to work despite the lapse in funding for federal operations, but they're still not being paid.
House Votes To Delay Obamacare For A Year As Shutdown Clock Ticks
September 29 2013 9:54 AM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, blasts Senate Democrats for waiting until Monday to vote.