In unveiling his deficit-reduction plan Monday, President Obama spelled out stark ideological distinctions between himself and Republicans on the path to repairing a gloomy American economy.
Builder confidence in the U.S. market for newly built, single-family homes has been steady and low for the year, a national housing market index indicated.
The tentative labor contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers will add or save more than 6,000 U.S. jobs during the life of the four-year contract, people familiar with the pact said.
The bankruptcy of Solyndra Inc., solar panel manufacturer, has created conversation among energy companies about the stability of the Department of Energy's loan program.
The "don't ask, don't tell" ban on openly gay U.S. service members was lifted Tuesday, ending a policy under which 14,000 men and women were discharged.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings took to the company blog to break news of the company's DVD service spin-off into Qwickster and to offer an apology to past subscribers. But it seems Hastings wanted to make sure his message got out; the company sent an email blast with a very similar message, seemingly to former and current subscribers.