General Motors and Ford moved higher this year on the list of the 2012 Fortune 500 companies, as a recovery in North America and GM's growth in Asia boosted revenue.
Like the giant device behind him -- an 800-ton press powerful enough to stamp car parts out of steel -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sought to put his own stamp on the economy during the last three and a half years under President Barack Obama in a campaign trip to Euclid Monday.
The world's most famous investor, Warren Buffett, has told his thousands of star-struck investors that he has no intention of buying shares in the flotation of Facebook.
Tourism in Texas brings in more than $60 billion a year in direct spending and $150 billion in indirect spending, according to David Teel, president/CEO of the Texas Travel Industry Association.
Costa Rican astronaut Franklin Chang was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on Saturday afternoon. Chang, 62, is the first Hispanic astronaut to enter the hall of fame.
Even though more reports indicate that the nation's employment picture is improving, many Americans continue to struggle to make ends meet. Millions are still unemployed and others have had their pay reduced or are in new jobs that pay less than their former positions and may not include medical benefits.