The Labor Department reported today that public and private sector employers put out the 'help wanted' sign for some 3.4 million potential employees in October, the highest number since 2008.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrived for a court hearing over sexual allegations in London Tuesday as his organization vowed to continue its potentially damaging releases of confidential US cables.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday evening that Democrats and Republicans had reached a compromise that will extend the soon-to-expire Bush-era tax cuts at all income levels for another two years.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will not rule out more monetary interventions to prop up the struggling U.S. economy, he said in an interview with broadcaster CBS that aired Sunday.
A group of former elected GOP officials has launched a bid to clean up the party's image back from the illegal immigration debate, Politico is reporting.
Growth in U.S. service industries accelerated slightly in November, the Institute for Supply Management said Friday.
A budget plan designed to get a ballooning U.S. deficit back under control failed today to gain the super-majority needed to force a quick vote by Congress.