Florida's Lt. Gov. resigned Wednesday after being questioned by law enforcement about her connection to an embattled Internet cafe operator.
President Obama is warning that it may be impossible to reach a deal with Republicans on trimming the budget deficit.
One expert says that a 12-year-old with the right tools could pose risks to companies and the U.S. economy.
If you have a Microsoft Outlook or Hotmail account and can't access your email, you are not alone.
Improved weather is projected to result in a successful growing year, which could reduce the pressure on grain, livestock feed and consumer prices.
Netflix unveiled a new feature that allows subscribers to let their Facebook friends know what television shows and movies they are watching.
The Small Business Administration has proposed rule changes that could make the agency's loan programs more accessible and popular, the New York Times reports.
U.S. business inventories rose by the most in more than 1-1/2 years in January as sales fell, suggesting restocking of warehouses will boost economic growth this quarter.
Retail sales rose more than expected in February as Americans bought motor vehicles and a range of other goods even as they paid more for gasoline.
Three federal agencies, including the IRS, will scrutinize applications for the health-insurance exchanges, which run 15 pages for a three-person family.
Hedge fund manager William Ackman is applauding a consumer group's push for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Herbalife is a pyramid scheme.
Lenders are increasingly approving low down payment loans, and government sponsored mortgage giant Fannie Mae is buying more of them.
Carlyle Group will now allow people to invest as little as $50,000 in its new buyout fund, a regulatory filing showed, as private-equity firms look to widen their customer base in search of new sources of funding.
A filing error has resulted in the delay of up to 600,000 tax refunds — among them students who need the money to pay for books and the tax receipt to apply for financial aid, the IRS said Tuesday.
Mortgage rates spiked last week, sapping demand for home loans on the heels of a sharp rebound in applications the previous week, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
Democrats will unveil a budget blueprint that will slice the deficit by $1.85 trillion through spending cuts and tax increases.
Barack Obama said that U.S. authorities are investigating whether hackers unearthed and posted online financial information that belongs to first lady Michelle Obama and a variety of celebrities like Beyonce and Jay-Z.
Advertisers should think about placing promotional messages on social media platforms, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said.
Global oil demand is set to be depressed by weak economic growth throughout 2013 while soaring U.S. oil production gives consumers a cushion to withstand most supply outages, the IEA said.