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Surging demand for firearms and ammunition have not resulted in a jump in share prices for gunmakers.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expanded its probe into the car loan industry by issuing subpoenas to auto lenders over the sale of financial products like extended warranties, the WSJ reported.
The FDA has lowered the age limit for Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive to 15. The pill will be available without a prescription and stocked on store shelves.
Google and its auditor Ernst & Young will be called again to a British parliament committee to testify on tax and inconsistencies in the way Google portrays its activities in Britain.
Unemployment fraud is costing the government billions of dollars in paid benefits to people who are still working, dead or are behind bars, a Fed study finds.
Japan's securities watchdog is investigating a U.S.-based investment company on suspicion that it falsified reports and could not account for up to $1.4 billion in disclosed funds.
The AR-15's use in the mass shootings in Newtown and Aurora has thrust it into the national spotlight, but just the threat of a ban has been a boon to its sales.
In a marked difference to prior annual meetings, Citigroup shareholders praised management and the board on Wednesday for revitalizing the bank's strategy.
A regulatory filing on behalf of Suffolk County shows it missed an interest payment on some of its debt, putting the county technically in default.
Max Baucus, chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, will not seek re-election to a seventh term next year, according to a Democratic aide.
Canadian police have charged two residents with an al Qaeda-linked plot to "carry out a terrorist attack" against a passenger train.
Cody Wilson is spearheading a method of firearm manufacture that allows absolutely anyone to build an untraceable gun by downloading gun designs and printing out parts on a 3-D printer.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not be treated as an "enemy combatant" in the Boston Marathon bombings case.
The self-sustaining building, which generates all its own electricity and collects its own water, could inspire more action to raise awareness about the environment and the need to curb climate change.
The regulator's approval is crucial in returning the jet to service after it was grounded for over three months because of lithium-ion batteries that caught fire.
It was a dramatic two days that left one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings dead and one alive in custody. Click ahead for images from the manhunt.
Twenty-four current and former Internal Revenue Service employees have been charged with stealing government benefits, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Deals leak less often than before the financial crisis, but the payoff's better.
In Michigan, more than 3,500 lottery winners are also on public assistance, drawing attention to waste in a state still reeling from the nation's economic downturn.
Carnival CEO Micky Arison says Carnival plans to reimburse taxpayers for the cost of the Navy and Coast Guard's help with two of the company's high-profile incidents.
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