The head of China Telecom Corp. has been detained on suspicion of graft, according to media reports.
More than 40 people have died from severe weather events in recent days, according to reports from across the country.
A new short film starring the NBA champ tests Facebook's bet on consumer appetite for virtual reality.
Disney's "The Force Awakens" set an outer space-shattering pace for global ticket sales.
A string of faulty product allegations against one of the world’s largest gun manufacturers is reigniting tension between consumer safety and America’s affection for unregulated firearms.
African-Americans say the discrimination they face in retail stores remains woefully unexamined. Now, some executives and activists are demanding change.
What public health researchers don't know about America's guns --and wish they did.
The global economic gap between the sexes could take more than 100 years to close, the World Economic Forum says.
Corinthian Colleges Debt Relief: Investigation Finds More Students Eligible For Faster Loan Forgiveness
Officials say Corinthian Colleges "widely misrepresented" job promises to students.
Republican politicians have long criticized the French for opposing the Iraq War, but are now standing with France in the wake of deadly terrorist attacks.
Paris Attacks: Eiffel Tower, Euro Disney Parks And Public Areas Remain Closed, While Some City Transportation Lines Flow
The U.S. Embassy in Paris advises Americans to "shelter in place."
Hurricane Sandy Victims Still Reckon With Insurance Underpayments 3 Years After Storm, Long Waits In FEMA Review
After three years, Hurricane Sandy victims pin their hopes on a slow-moving FEMA review in a continued quest for insurance payments.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering new rules so customers can get their day in court over credit cards and checking accounts.
Amid growing concern over default rates on student debt, federal officials are considering new regulations to protect borrowers.
In announcing a historic redlining settlement Thursday, government officials said more companies are under investigation for discriminatory lending.
Hispanics, millennials and seniors are among those facing burdens in the coming decade, says a study by Harvard and Enterprise Community Partners.
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., a landscaper, says he's "the wrong guy."
CEOs of American companies are seeking progress on an agreement that would allow U.S. firms to invest more in China.
A respected industry publication pulled its endorsement of two cars after the EPA alleged the German automaker cheated on emissions requirements.
A federal lawsuit alleging a cell-phone unlocking scheme goes to the heart of the wireless carrier business model.
Drops in rates of the uninsured are "consistent" with what Obamacare was designed to do, a Census Bureau report finds.
Amid two federal lawsuits and a Florida attorney general investigation, former employees reveal how Dollar Rent A Car’s aggressive sales tactics push agents to mislead, and even frighten, weary travelers.
China's troubles and the stock market's turmoil haven't derailed the U.S. housing recovery -- yet.
When the levees broke, the floodwaters stripped away much of New Orleans' most affordable rental housing. A decade later, people like Desi Grimes are still struggling to find a home.
Researchers examine farmers market scene at the American Sociology Association Annual meeting.
Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a panda cub whose gender, and dad, remain a mystery for now.
Ahead of Panthers-Dolphins Game, Charlotte, NC, Police Prepare For More Protests After Mistrial In Officer Shooting Case
Police prepared for a repeat of Friday's violent protest but Saturday's demonstration was peaceful.
The fatalities occurred when a historic military jet crashed into a road near an airport in southeastern England.
On Wednesday the Securities and Exchange Commission voted for a new rule requiring companies to disclose pay ratios between CEOs and workers.
As Obama Administration Extends Pell Grants To Prisoners, Advocates Warn That Ex-Offenders Face For-Profit College Pitfalls
The Obama administration’s new pilot program to expand federal Pell grants to prisoners makes them vulnerable to the for-profit college industry.