New York City Faces Bus Slowdown
February 16 2015 3:35 PM EST
After the arrests of two New York City bus drivers, Transport Workers Union Local 100 is calling on bus operators to be especially cautious.
Gas Prices On The Rise Again
February 16 2015 2:32 PM EST
Even so, drivers should still expect to pay 80 cents to $1 less per gallon of regular than this time last year, analysts say.
As Deadline Looms, Greece Says No To Bailout Extension
February 16 2015 2:16 PM EST
Time is running out as Greece's bailout program ends on Feb. 28, igniting fears of a possible Greek exit from the eurozone.
Why Greece Is Renegotiating $270B Bailout Package
February 16 2015 12:26 PM EST
Greece’s Finance Minister is meeting with Eurogroup finance ministers in Brussels Monday to renegotiate the country's bailout package.
American Scientists Eager To Debate Politics
February 16 2015 11:16 AM EST
The vast majority of scientists want to engage in policy debates.
Will Japan Bounce Back In 2015 After Falling Into Recession?
February 15 2015 3:58 PM EST
The health of the world’s third largest economy will be revealed Sunday evening after Japan unexpectedly fell into recession in the third quarter.
FAA Issues Rules For Domestic Use Of Drones
February 15 2015 12:46 PM EST
The rules were criticized by the American Civil Liberties Union, which said they fall short of fully protecting against government intrusion.
Shining A Light On Solar Thermal Power
February 14 2015 1:42 PM EST
The nation’s newest solar thermal power plant prepares to come on-line as support for the technology has waned.
US Stocks Cap Record-Breaking Week
February 13 2015 8:01 PM EST
The S&P 500 hit a record high as oil prices topped $60 a barrel, and the Nasdaq closed at its highest level in nearly 15 years.
Obstacles To Office Romance
February 13 2015 12:20 PM EST
Office romances are common — and, increasingly, so are company restrictions.
Closing Tax Gap Would Reap $200 Billion A Year
February 13 2015 10:17 AM EST
By one analysis, if the rich paid the same state and local tax rates as the middle class, states and cities would have billions more to invest.
Dow Climbs Above 18,000 Milestone
February 13 2015 10:10 AM EST
The Dow topped the psychologically important 18,000 milestone on Friday after oil prices rose above $60 a barrel for the first time in 2015.
US Stocks Soar To Highest Level In 2015
February 12 2015 5:51 PM EST
Cisco helped propel the blue-chip index, while gains from Apple and Expedia boosted the Nasdaq to its loftiest level since 2000.
Apple, Google Deals Show Power Of Renewable Sector
February 12 2015 3:40 PM EST
The California tech giants this week announced separate clean-energy projects, in a sign that wind and solar power are getting cheaper.
China, India, US Among Worst Marine Polluters
February 12 2015 3:03 PM EST
Eight of the 10 worst maritime polluting nations were Asian. Here's how much worse the world's oceans will look in 10 years.
US Coal Sector Faces Tougher 2015
February 12 2015 1:16 PM EST
Alpha Natural Resources Inc., a top U.S. coal producer, told investors it will make significant cost cuts in 2015 in light of tough market conditions.
Guardians Of The Ganja
February 12 2015 12:54 PM EST
The booming legal marijuana industry is drawing military veterans from combat to cannabis — not to smoke it, but to protect it.
What's So Bad About A Grexit?
February 12 2015 11:50 AM EST
Apparently, quite a bit. With time running out on Greece's bailout, there are few advantages if the country leaves the eurozone.
More Unhappiness, Less Striking
February 12 2015 11:47 AM EST
American workers say they're dissatisfied, but in 2014, only a small fraction of them went on strike.
Congress Sends Keystone XL Bill To White House
February 11 2015 5:18 PM EST
Obama is expected to veto the measure, which could hasten his final decision on the Canada-to-Texas pipeline.