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The $2.5 billion federal aid package will bring the recovery funds dispersed to New York City and the state governments to $13 billion.
A stock market that has been trading in a fairly tight range in 2014 faces a couple of crucial technical tests in the coming days.
Two companies issued voluntary recalls of hummus dips and walnuts sold at major retailers after listeria was detected in samplings of the products.
Mark Cuban accused people calling him a racist of taking his admission of prejudice out of context, but apologized for one of the examples he used.
Thomas Piketty's recent book has become a publishing sensation. But, according to a FT probe, it appears to have got his sums wrong—FT.
Millions of Americans each year buy prescription medication from online, international pharmacies to save money even though it's illegal.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has ceded control of the Los Angeles Clippers to his wife Shelly, who will negotiate the sale of the team
Economist Jeffrey Sachs says Bill Gates is wrong on his African economic-development project. Here's his challenge to the Microsoft founder.
Amazon, under fire for energetically discouraging customers from buying books from the publisher Hachette, has abruptly escalated the battle. The NYT reports.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose more than expected and the stock of houses on the market hit a 3-1/2 year-high.
IEX, the dark pool operator featured in "Flash Boys," is in talks to raise capital so it can become a stock exchange, Dow Jones reported.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman defended the tech giant's job cuts of up to 16,000 workers, saying the company seeks to be more efficient.
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to CNBC's Geoff Cutmore about Ukraine, natural gas, U.S. sanctions and President Obama.
Stranger things have happened. Ben Bernanke is known for his love of baseball, and he needs a new gig now that he's no longer chairman of the Fed.
With the larger stock market stuck in a boring trading range this year, investors are turning to much riskier penny stocks in search of return.
Anyone who attended the groundbreaking D: All Things Digital conferences in the past will recognize the high-powered lineup of senior executives.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.
How do you make big banks safer? Here's an idea: Pay executives in long-term bonds.
New York City officials have found faulty restaurant practices by trawling Yelp and finding unreported health complaints buried in reviews.
As drought bakes nearly half the country, an expert says we may have to return to the days of WWII to ease the pain.