Security cooperation will be high on the agenda when Modi and Obama meet in New Delhi next week.
November's jobs data are expected to show continued hiring, but a slowdown that could raise wages is around the corner, economists say.
Personal spending and incomes increased in August on the strength of job gains.
Earnings rose the most in two years, but economists still say growth is soft and a bit disappointing.
Gasoline prices dropped and employment rose, but consumers aren't cheering yet.
Though the euro area economy flatlined in the second quarter, forecasts point to growth in coming quarters.
Russia has proposed creating humanitarian corridors to deliver aid to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
So far in 2014, 847 prisoners have died of torture, execution and maltreatment in Syrian jails. Here's one prisoner's experience.
The Seahawks cornerback has been treated unfairly for expressing his opinions.
As protests over austerity and economic challenges continue in Greece, there are indications developing that a "Greekovery" might be emerging.
Indians excel at spelling bees -- they won 11 of the past 15 national competitions run by Scripps.