The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody, police say.
As North Korea’s increased threats of nuclear attacks in recent weeks have left the United States and world on edge, the U.S. military has been quietly preparing for another North Korea scenario: the possibility of leader Kim Jung Un’s regime collapsing and his stores of nuclear materials flooding…
Consumer spending in the U.S. climbed in February by the most in five months as incomes rose, signaling an improving job market is spurring demand.
Investors who had bet on the American consumer even as the U.S. economy was entering the Great Recession are the biggest winners as the S&P 500 stock index set a new closing record.
The battle over a minimum-wage increase has begun, and small employers on both sides have entered the debate.
The biggest emerging markets are uniting to tackle under-development and currency volatility with plans to set up institutions that encroach on the roles of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
More American homeowners will be able to use their properties as cash machines again after real estate equity jumped last year by the most in 65 years.
Orders for U.S. durable goods climbed more than forecast in February, propelled by automobiles and a rebound in commercial aircraft.
Asian stocks rose, led by banks, with the benchmark regional index recouping some of the $190 billion that was wiped off the value of regional shares yesterday amid concern that Europe will plunge back into crisis.