California's health insurance exchange wants to collect and use data on a raft of sensitive customer information, from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and gender identity. How officials will tackle the task without running afoul of privacy laws remains an open question.
If you are younger than 30 and don't think you need a full-fledged health plan, or can't afford one, the Affordable Care Act has something just for you.
President Barack Obama's goal is that by 2020, America will again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. To reach it, more low-income and first-generation students must earn a degree. The first hurdle is getting these students to apply.
With Black Friday shopping in full swing, consumers and retailers are looking for something to celebrate.
Traditional retailers are set to take on Amazon in the battle for holiday shoppers.
Onlookers believe that budget negotiators may come up with a small-scale budget deal next month that ease automatic spending cuts.
The IRS is considering sweeping restrictions that would limit the ability of tax-exempt groups to participate in elections.
An Internet services firm offers help to small businesses with big holiday plans.
As the U.S. economy gets stronger, with vigorous job creation in October and higher third-quarter growth, the debate within the central bank intensifies on when to start dismantling existing stimulus measures.
U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Tuesday, following a strong earnings report Monday from luxury retailer Tiffany & Co. and optimism among builders.
U.S. stocks edged higher after the federal government reported a strong uptick in homebuilding permits last month.
The Thanksgiving shopping trend is criticized by those who say it injects too much consumerism into a holiday meant for family and deprives workers of a day off.
As coastal cities face increasingly volatile weather, storm surge and sea level rise associated with climate change, building resilience has become a top planning priority. But what are governments legally allowed to do about it?
More than five years into the global financial crisis, the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank are both contemplating the drastic step of effectively charging financial institutions to park money in central banks.
Pending home sales continued to move lower in October in the face of limited inventory and decreased affordability, according to a national real estate group.