With Wal-Mart raising the entry-level wage for workers to $9 an hour, pressure is mounting for other private employers to follow suit.
Record-breaking cold gripped the Eastern United States on Monday as an icy winter storm crippled the nation's central states.
As oil prices fall, it becomes harder for energy companies to maintain profitability.
Tyson Foods on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $309 million.
Every part of the U.S. loves Christmas, but one region loves it more than anywhere else.
Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.
Life expectancy is up, smoking is down, and obesity rates are on the rise again according to the new edition of America's Health Rankings.
The Republican Party won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, in a night that turned out to be a historic defeat for Democrats.
Voters in five states approved ballot measures calling for raises in their states' minimum wages, adding to the federal debate.
Voters go to the polls for midterm congressional elections Tuesday, but just 10 states will decide the most important result.
If you live in Florida and like Pandora, you're probably hearing a lot of Rick Scott for Governor ads. That is, if you like country music.
A federal amendment expired, paving the way for Dallas Love Field to offer flights again and setting the stage for an airfare war.
President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections.
Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.
If you call one of these 10 states home, your home has plenty of room for improvement, from crime to health care and the environment.
The Natural State is one of the least expensive for business and overall cost of living. But it ranks near the bottom for education.
A disagreement with US Airways over where to stow delicate violins on a plane forced two musicians to take a later flight, TODAY reports.
NBC's Jay Gray reports the latest developments on devastating tornadoes striking the Midwest.
Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."
We love talking about how stressful work is, as if our ancestors weren't wondering if they had enough food for winter.