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Long lines at the airport, food scarcities and a rise in identity theft are just some of the disasters awaiting Americans if sequestration goes through.
American has expanded do-it-yourself checked baggage tagging to Washington Reagan National Airport. Self-service is likely to extend to other carriers, and could mean fewer on-site employees.
Home sales are slowly climbing back thanks in some part to the so-called "strategic defaulters" - investors and homeowners who once walked away from their commitments but are now coming back to the market.
Hollywood's 2012 blockbuster films lifted ticket sales and stemmed a seven-year free fall in sales of DVD's and other home entertainment.
Charge a fee to use your credit card? It's legal for merchants to do that, unless barred by state law. Ten states already ban such surcharges and more may join the list. The legislatures in 11 other states are currently considering bills that would prevent these so-called "check out" fees.
A new report sheds light on this dirty secret of the food industry: Cheap fish is widely passed off as more expensive varieties.
More American workers called in sick in January than during any month in nearly five years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week.
Before Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, started to write "Lean In," her book-slash-manifesto on women in the workplace, she reread Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique." Like the homemaker turned activist who helped start a revolution 50 years ago, Ms. Sandberg wanted to do far more than sell books, the New York Times reports.
38 days after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 787, executives from the airplane maker are laying out their plan to get the Dreamliner back in the air.
This morning, I logged in to Reddit and posted a photo of a friend's candy bar resume, captioned with nine simple words. "This is my friend's resume. He got the job."
The focus on the sequester is obscuring the real issue which is the exploding cost of entitlements, Stanley Druckenmiller founder of Duquesne Capital, told CNBC.
Federal spending cuts scheduled to begin next week would slow economic growth in the next year, though not nearly as much as going over the fiscal cliff might have, economists say. The New York Times reports.
Copper prices are unraveling alongside European and U.S. equities as global economic uncertainty returns to haunt risk assets.
The Obama administration Wednesday mobilized the full force of the federal government in an effort to stop theft of trade secrets from American companies.
Faced with a deferred tax refund, an increased tax bite to their paychecks and higher gas prices, American consumers plan to scale back.
Fandeavor.com offers unique game-day experiences for fans, and was funded by the VegasTech Fund. Led by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, the fund is part of a broader push to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.
The White House is taking a cue from Silicon Valley and adopting what Mark Zuckerberg calls the "hacker way."
Next month will determine the eventual fate of the Falkland Islands—and the 1.4 billion barrels of oil so far discovered there. The resolution will come through a referendum among the islanders themselves. Argentina isn't happy about that.
Dennis Tito, who paid a reported $20 million for a ride on a Russian spacecraft, is said to be backing a privately funded, possibly manned, shot at Mars.
When the Fed hinted it might start unwinding its enormous intervention, stocks suffered but the bond market didn't budge. How come?