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The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boosting the national profile of a potential vice presidential contender in 2016.
The just-started U.S. earnings season as well China's second quarter GDP figures, due next week, will help investors determine if the recent run up in stock valuations has been justified.
What you study matters more than which school you went to when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released Tuesday by the Education Department.
Broadband adoption rates have stagnated over the past few years, with access by Hispanics, seniors and others lagging behind that of younger adults and those with higher incomes.
U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than in any month in the past seven years, a sign that this year's strong hiring trend is likely to continue.
The fatal ignition switch flaws in General Motors' cars emerged during efforts to improve its vehicles.
To live the American dream, the average family needs to make about $130,000 a year. Thanks to the recession, it's a dream for a lot of Americans.
Democrats are fighting for a little-known banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports from a group of Republicans who would like it closed.
Economists are worried about the sharp rise in the number of part-time workers who prefer full-time jobs but can't find them.
German-U.S. relations are facing a new test over a German intelligence employee who reportedly spied for the U.S., with Germany's president saying if the allegations are true, that kind of spying on allies must stop.
How does the U.S. economy do it? Europe is floundering. China faces slower growth. Japan is struggling to sustain tentative gains. Yet the U.S. job market is humming, and the pace of economic growth is steadily rising.
Unions representing government workers are expanding while organized labor has been shedding private sector members over the past half-century. A majority of union members today now have ties to a government entity, at the federal, state or local levels.
President Obama will preside over an Independence Day citizenship ceremony for service members who signed up to defend the U.S. even though they weren't American citizens.
After months of steady job growth and unemployment hitting a six-year low, politicians are still reluctant to talk up the U.S. economy.
A strong jobs report on Thursday helped lift the Dow to a new record with the stock exchange cracking 17,000 for the first time.