As a brutal winter yields to spring, the U.S. economy is showing renewed strength just as other major economies appear desperate for help.
The man in the large SUV forces his way to the front of the line at the gas station, ignoring the blaring horns and threats of fisticuffs from drivers who have slept in their cars and waited for more than 12 hours for the scarce fuel.
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government report sent a reassuring signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that had slowed growth.
A small group of Milwaukee residents wants to revive part of that proud history by buying Pabst Brewing Co. from a California executive in hopes of returning the brand to its birthplace, possibly as a city-owned brewery.
J.C. Penney is hoping that some supermodel magic will win over shoppers in the lingerie department.
The Department of Justice is investigating high-frequency stock trading to see if any of the practices violate insider trading laws, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.
U.S. service firms expanded more quickly last month as new orders rose and hiring increased, a positive sign the economy is rebounding after an unusually cold winter.
Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose slightly this week but remained near historically low levels.
The U.S. trade deficit climbed to the highest level in five months in February as demand for American exports fell while imports increased slightly.
China's leaders have unveiled a mini-stimulus aimed at shoring up sputtering growth in the world's No. 2 economy.
Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths, and pressed CEO Mary Barra to commit to punishing anyone involved.
Orders to U.S. factories rose in February after two months of declines but a critical category that signals business investment plans fell.