Senate and House negotiators reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon, with votes expected in both houses of Congress within days.
Optimism among U.S. small-business owners rose slightly in November, the National Federation of Independent Businesses said Tuesday.
Republican and Democratic negotiators reached for a budget agreement Tuesday to reduce automatic spending cuts, risking a backlash from liberals and conservatives alike.
General Motors on Tuesday named Executive Vice President Mary Barra to succeed retiring Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson in January.
General Motors announced that Mary Barra will become the CEO, replacing Dan Akerson who is stepping down because of his wife's health problems.
As the biggest economy in the world, what happens in the U.S. has a huge effect on the nascent recovery starting to happen across most regions. And as America considers what action to take on its most important issues, investors face uncertainty.
Susana Martinez, the country's first Hispanic female governor, says having a woman for president is "way overdue."
Already time-crunched, financially squeezed small-business owners have more to stress over now that an easier way to shop for health insurance won't be available in January, as originally planned.
Tech companies from Apple to Google are calling for tighter controls on government surveillance.
For Obama, President Ronald Reagan's experience in 1986 presents a cautionary tale. The parallels are remarkable.
The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order.
The job market is showing signs of the consistent gains the nation has awaited since the Great Recession, with November's 203,000 jobs topping off four straight months of robust hiring.
The unemployment rate for U.S. Hispanics dipped in November to 8.6 percent, down from 8.8 percent in October, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The U.S. unemployment rate dropped from 7.3 percent to 7 percent in November on the gain of 203,000 jobs, significantly more jobs than expected, the Labor Department reported Friday.
Survey: CEOs at the largest U.S. companies expect to boost hiring in the next six months.