California Drought, Heat Break Records
June 23 2014 11:27 AM
Nearly one-third of California is experiencing "exceptional" drought levels as the state withers under its highest temperatures on record.
Lawmakers Step Up Pressure To Boot Brunei From Free Trade Talks
June 19 2014 4:50 PM
Rights activists says Brunei should be kicked out of free-trade talks after it legalized capital punishment for gays and adulterers.
Long-Term Unemployed Americans More Likely To Be Obese
June 19 2014 1:50 PM
Though they’re still not sure why, researchers say the connection is clear.
Argentina's Debt Tango Moving To NY Next Week
June 18 2014 4:40 PM
"Everyone stay calm. This has been studied extensively so that the reconstruction of Argentina isn't jeopardized.”
Fed Bumps Up Rate-Hike Path, But Sees Lower Long-Term Rates
June 18 2014 4:05 PM
"Economic activity is rebounding in the current quarter and will continue to expand at a moderate pace."
Obama’s Pittsburgh Pledge Won’t Get Him 866,000 Manufacturing Jobs
June 17 2014 3:54 PM
The president said he’ll give entrepreneurs access costly technology. That won’t create the 29,000 manufacturing jobs he needs every month.
Executive Order On LGBT Rights Could Have Profound Effect
June 16 2014 7:45 PM
Obama's executive order will ban discrimination by companies that win federal contracts.
No US Supreme Court Appeal For Argentina In Debt Case [UPDATE]
June 16 2014 12:47 PM
President Kirchner said Argentina wouldn't default on its restructured debt.
Why It's So Hard To Get Hired
June 13 2014 4:40 PM
Companies that survived the Great Recession are a lot more cautious in their hiring decisions.
Credit Rating Agencies Downgrade South African Economy
June 13 2014 4:31 PM
The five-month platinum miners strike may be coming to an end in South Africa, but credit ratings agencies say, "Enough is enough."
Millennials Better Start Saving Money Now
June 11 2014 7:16 PM
Even as millennials look for a first job, a new report makes it clear that their financial struggles are likely to be lifelong.
World Bank Cuts Global Growth Outlook
June 11 2014 12:19 AM
The forecasts assume tensions in Ukraine will persist this year but won't worsen.
When Experience Works Against You
June 10 2014 5:26 PM
America’s older job-seekers combat persistent age discrimination and the stigma of long-term unemployment by pruning their work histories.
How An Island Paradise Became A Haven For Dirty Money
June 09 2014 9:14 AM
Seychelles, an island nation with a population smaller than Davenport, Iowa, has become a haven for international corruption and money laundering.
U.S. Standard Of Living Index At Post-Recession High
June 08 2014 9:23 PM
Fifty-nine percent of those polled by Gallup said the standard of living is improving.
Ahead Of The World Cup, Has Brazil Dropped The Ball?
June 06 2014 9:38 PM
Political, logistical and contractual problems threaten to turn a potential PR bonanza into a nightmare.
More Jobs, But Not Enough Quality Paychecks
June 06 2014 1:03 PM
Another solid jobs report can't disguise weak wage growth and persistent long-term unemployment.
US Jobs Report Expected To Highlight Economy's Resilience
June 06 2014 7:35 AM
At the depth of the recession, the economy had lost 8.7 million jobs. If forecasts are on track, it finally recouped those jobs last month.
US Factory And Construction Activity Show Spring Revival
June 02 2014 8:40 PM
The economy seems to be warming up after the frigid winter suppressed activity.
US Business Leaders Check Out Opportunities In Cuba
May 29 2014 8:50 PM
Raul Castro is trying to make investment in Cuba more attractive, and American business leaders may push to lessen trade restrictions.