US Dietary Proposals Easier On Cholesterol, Harder On Sugar
February 20 2015 2:38 PM EST
If you don't like the proposed updates to the federal dietary standards, you've got 45 days to let Washington know.
Dow, S&P 500 Set Records On Greece Debt Deal News
February 20 2015 2:36 PM EST
Investors cheered reports of a possible accord in Greece, putting the blue-chip Dow on track for its first record close of 2015.
Greece, Eurozone Agree On Draft Proposal To Extend Bailout: Report
February 20 2015 1:57 PM EST
Greece and eurozone finance ministers reportedly agreed on a draft Friday that could extend the country's bailout program.
'Eager To Get Back To Work'
February 20 2015 12:58 PM EST
About 1,700 workers at New England landline telecom provider FairPoint, may soon return to their jobs after a nearly five-month strike.
US Stocks Waver Ahead Of Greek Bailout Announcement
February 20 2015 11:24 AM EST
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Friday he is "certain" eurozone finance ministers will accept the deal.
'Strong Evidence' Of 10,000 Altered Reports Sent To Sandy Victims
February 19 2015 4:36 PM EST
The flood insurance policyholders victimized by altered damage reports after Hurricane Sandy may total 10,000, according to a lead attorney.
Wal-Mart Wage Boost Comes With Questions
February 19 2015 1:53 PM EST
The huge retailer is boosting wages to $10 an hour, but critics say the company can afford a more generous increase.
Why Is Marijuana A Schedule I Drug?
February 19 2015 1:33 PM EST
The highest class of drugs is reserved for those considered highly addictive and thought to have no medicinal value.
Seattle’s Giant Tunnel-Boring Machine Is On The Move
February 19 2015 12:23 PM EST
The machine has been stuck beneath the city for over a year, but has dug through 6 feet of soil this week.
Come Hell And No Water
February 19 2015 9:04 AM EST
In the coming decades, 30-year stretches of crop shortages, water scarcity and extreme dryness could become the norm. America isn't ready.
Healthcare.gov Isn't Consumer-Friendly Enough, Experts Say
February 18 2015 5:36 PM EST
Health and marketing experts are calling for Healthcare.gov tweaks to help people in the federal health insurance marketplace.
Fed Won't Hike Rates Until September
February 18 2015 5:13 PM EST
Weaker-than-expected inflation numbers suggest September will be the ideal time for the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates.
Big Oil Games The System
February 18 2015 4:11 PM EST
Employers in North Dakota's dangerous oil and gas sector aren't paying their workers' compensation premiums.
A Labor Spat That Costs $2 Billion Per Day
February 18 2015 4:06 PM EST
One expert says the ongoing labor dispute at West Coast ports costs $2 billion a day, and it's not even an official work stoppage.
Greek Banks Will Get An Extension On Liquidity: Report
February 18 2015 3:56 PM EST
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis expects eurozone finance ministers to approve an extension to the country's loan proposal Friday.
Remote Alaskans Finally Get Broadband
February 18 2015 3:32 PM EST
72 Alaskan villages start using high-speed Internet for the first time.
Wal-Mart Earnings To Reveal Strength Of Retail Sector
February 18 2015 2:20 PM EST
Earnings from the world’s largest retailer will set the tone for the sector's health in the last holiday season.
'Contradictory And Confusing' ... 'Bizarre'
February 18 2015 12:32 PM EST
That's what the Cato Institute think tank is saying to U.S. lawmakers on federal rules that restrict marijuana. They're not alone.
US Stocks Trade Flat Ahead Of Fed Update
February 18 2015 11:59 AM EST
Economists will be looking for clues from the Federal Reserve’s latest minutes as to when the central bank will begin hiking interest rates.
Wealth Gap Widens On Racial Lines
February 18 2015 10:26 AM EST
White families in America on average had seven times the wealth of black families and six times the wealth of Hispanic families in 2013.