One of the nation's best-known charities is paying disabled workers as little as 22 cents an hour, thanks to a 75-year-old legal loophole that critics say needs to be closed.
Experts say a novel legal argument in a murder case could encourage other lawyers to fight for access to the newly disclosed NSA surveillance database. NBCNews.com reports.
Immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground following a bipartisan agreement on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
Oracle reported a modest increase in new software sales and Internet-based software subscriptions, sending its shares lower. The company also said its stock will move to the NYSE.
Signs the Fed could pull back on its easy money policies sent the dollar higher and interest rates rose to a two-year high, jarring stocks and other risk markets around the globe.
Gold settled down more than 6 percent Thursday as investors fled after the Federal Reserve gave a signal that it plans to end the era of easy money.
Independent of the debate on the Federal Reserve and interest rates, FTI Consulting's Barbara Ryan expects pharmaceutical and biotech stocks can continue to do well.
Facebook's "surprise" product announcement Thursday was the launch of video for Instagram.
Speaker John Boehner blames the markets selloff on the Fed, but in a CNBC interview he declines to say whether he thinks Ben Bernanke should remain at the helm once his term ends.
Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes
Historically speaking, the list of winners is short and the list of losers long in a rising interest rate investing climate.
The Fed's talk of tapering asset purchases won't kill the rally in equities, two top market economists tell CNBC. They said stock prices are likely to rise into 2014.
Get ready for lots of company on the road and in the skies around the Fourth of July weekend, though you'll find them slightly less crowded than last year, according to AAA.
Factory activity in the US mid-Atlantic region rebounded in June to its highest level in more than two years as new orders accelerated, a survey showed on Thursday.
Home resales rose in May to the highest level in 3-1/2 years and prices jumped, a sign the housing sector recovery is gathering steam and could boost the economy significantly.
Jeffrey Skilling and federal prosecutors will go before a judge on Friday and ask that the former Enron CEO be released early from prison.
Key senators say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars to stiffen the immigration bill's border security requirements.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits, while a separate report showed U.S. manufacturing activity growth unexpectedly slowed.
Wells Fargo chief CEO John Stumpf tells CNBC that interest rates need to return to levels that existed before the Federal Reserve started its accommodative monetary policy.
SandRidge Energy's board of directors removed the energy company's founder and chief executive after a months-long struggle with activist investors.