KAMPALA, March 9- With a World Bank scholarship and top grades in the first year of her masters degree in agriculture, 27- year-old Cleo Kambugu should be well on the road to her goal of an academic career in Uganda.» Read More
Computer software pioneer John McAfee, who is wanted for questioning in Belize over the murder of a fellow American, arrived in Miami on Wednesday evening after he was deported by Guatemala.
The scandal at Autonomy has some accountants wondering about the wisdom of new, global standards in the pipeline.
Mexican authorities told the CEO of HSBC's Mexico unit that a local drug lord referred to the bank as the "place to launder money," U.S. prosecutors said, as they announced a record $1.92 billion settlement with the British bank.
StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings violates SEC fair disclosure regulation, said Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter.
Michigan Republicans in a single day reached the brink of a goal that for years has seemed an all-but-impossible dream: making the labor bastion of Michigan a right-to-work state.
HSBC Holdings might pay a fine of $1.8 billion as part of a settlement with U.S. law-enforcement agencies over money-laundering lapses.
U.S. securities regulators charged a Wells Fargo investment banker and nine others with fraud on suspicions of an insider-trading ring that earned more than $11 million by trading on tips about impending mergers.
U.S. regulators on Monday charged the Chinese arms of five top accounting firms with securities violations over their refusal to produce certain audit papers, raising questions about whether talks between the United States and China to resolve the issue have stalled.
Twitter steadily tightening grip over the 140- character messages on its network.
Businesses like restaurants and hotels that rely heavily on low-income workers are trying to decide how to change their business models for the new health care law. NYT reports.
U.S. regulators on Monday sued the online prediction market Intrade, saying it illegally let customers bet on future economic data, the price of gold and even possible acts of war.
The Supreme Court on Monday will hear arguments in a case that could determine when a company is liable for harassment by its employees.
A former hedge fund manager who worked for a fund affiliated with SAC Capital was arrested on Tuesday in what U.S. prosecutors say could be the most lucrative insider trading scheme ever charged.
Workers confess what they always wanted to be when they grew up. Yup, astronaut is on the list. To the water cooler ... and beyond!
Would you rather lose your health benefits or spend a night in jail? Most people choose ... JAIL!
The U.S. is currently tackling two crises: the so-called fiscal cliff and obesity. Both have serious implications for the economy, national policy and individuals.
A Senate subcommittee pointed the finger at Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard on Thursday in a report on how U.S. multinational corporations shift profits offshore to avoid taxation.
A judge has sentenced a former top executive in the empire of disgraced Texas financier R. Allen Stanford to three years in prison for her role in helping the once jet-setting businessman bilk investors out of more than $7 billion.
The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage held steady this week, staying slightly above the lowest level on record.