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President Obama will meet with congressional leaders on Friday in a last-ditch effort to avert a fiscal crisis. The NYT reports.
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., the hard-charging U.S. Army general whose forces smashed the Iraqi army in the 1991 Gulf War, has died at the age of 78, a U.S. official said on Thursday.
After a week of negotiations, The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced that an agreement has been reached between the International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance.
Hewlett-Packard said the Justice Department has notified the firm that it has opened an investigation into Autonomy.
Stocks are increasingly vulnerable as the "fiscal cliff" deadline nears, but traders are still betting politicians will compromise on a deal to head it off, even if it's early in 2013.
If the life of an elderly wealthy family member extends into 2013, the tax bills will be substantially higher.
Despite strong sales early on, the "fiscal cliff" left shoppers hanging on the edge.
A powerful winter storm forced the cancellation of about 200 U.S. flights on Thursday, as heavy snow and high winds pummeled the northeastern U.S.
Mom-and-pop investors may be coming off the sidelines just as the pros are ready to take a breather, setting up a dicey start for 2013.
Business managers have blamed uncertainties over the looming "fiscal cliff" for their lack of new hiring. We may be about to find out just how justified those fears are.
The banking industry faces an uncertain regulatory environment in 2013 as Dodd-Frank rules continue to be written but big bank stocks could continue to perform well even after a strong 2012, BankUnited CEO John Kanas told CNBC on Thursday.
With the labor market still on the ropes, Americans who have jobs are hunkering down and staying at them longer.
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will receive total compensation of $4.17 million in 2012, down from a $378 million pay package in 2011 that included stock awards.
Airlines are increasingly canceling flights ahead of predicted storms due to better technology and new federal rules that punish airlines if they keep passengers waiting in planes too long, analysts said.
New U.S. single-family home sales accelerated in November to the fastest pace in 2 1/2 years and median sales price jumped, but economic optimism was tempered by a report showing falling consumer confidence.
The Weather Channel's Eric Fisher reports the winter storm that swept across the nation is now exiting Maine.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid fell last week to nearly its lowest level in 4 1/2 years, a sign that the labor market is healing.
A federal jury on Wednesday found that Marvell Technology Group infringed two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University, and ordered the chipmaker to pay $1.17 billion in damages.
Steinway Musical Instruments, the famous manufacturer of pianos, saxophones and trumpets, said on Wednesday it had decided not to sell itself following a 17-month-long exploration of strategic alternatives.
As Christmas overeating gives way to under-fulfilled new year diets, the pharmaceutical industry's appetite has been whetted for a fresh surge in business.