In this Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Frances Gurley shops at a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, N.C. The Commerce Department releases its August report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/The Star-News, Matt Born)
Uptick offers welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing.
Tobacco companies, long considered public health enemy No. 1, have suddenly cloaked themselves as champions of lung health in the digital age.
PHOENIX — Arizona smokers who thought they were getting a good deal by buying cigarettes online are now being served with tax bills by the state.
FILE - This March 2, 2014 file photo shows demonstrators lying on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington to protest against the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run Hou…
WASHINGTON — How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House?
FILE - This June 23, 2014 file photo shows Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testifying under subpoena before the House Oversight Committee as lawmakers continue to probe whether tea party groups were targeted by the IRS on Capitol Hill in Washington. How much difference wi…
NEW YORK (AP) — It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors.
FILE - In this Thursday, July 3, 2014, file photo, specialist Jay Woods is reflected in a screen at his post that shows five years of the Dow Jones industrial average, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. History shows higher interest rates don’t always upend stocks. The Fed is set t…
Probably most people would agree that the people paid by the U.S. government to regulate Wall Street have had their difficulties. Most people would probably also agree on two reasons those difficulties seem only to be growing: an ever-more complex financial system that regulators must have e…
All we are saying is give bipartisanship a chance
If automakers owned all their stores, beneficial retail competition would be eliminated.
We shouldn't be dependent on Putin to get our astronauts in orbit.
The fight to increase Americans' stagnant incomes is growing more serious.
Follow the money to see who benefits from reauthorization.