Even if Congress does vote to create an Internet sales tax, Amazon may still be able to vanquish its foes -- and could even make money by collecting the new taxes for other retailers. NYT reports.» Read More
WASHINGTON-- The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system, but says it thwarted the effort and that no classified networks were threatened. White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters the White House is equipped with mitigation measures that identified the attack, isolated it and prevented its spread.
WASHINGTON-- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has spent tens of millions of dollars on television ads to help boost Republican congressional candidates, launched an extensive effort on Monday to mobilize voters. It also will include information on House and Senate races and a comparison of the candidates on the issues.
Hain Celestial Group CEO Irwin Simon explains his company's plans after this quarter, healthy habits of consumers, and its deal with Premier Foods.
At least three men have been arrested for making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie in separate incidents, underscoring moviegoers' anxieties and heightened security in the wake of the deadly mass shooting n Colorado.
According to AARP, 78 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age. Read ahead to learn about the niche retirement communities serving the needs of silver-haired boomers.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
WNBC's Jonathan Dienst reports the FDA has raised safety concerns statin drugs pose a small risk of raising blood sugar levels; shares of First Solar were halted after it released much lower-than-expected earnings; Republican Senator from Maine, Olympia Snowe says she will not run for re-election; and JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says breaking up the bank will not unlock any value.
Republican front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to an easy victory in Nevada , crushing his three remaining rivals and taking command of the party's presidential nominating race.
Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.
A study by the National Vital Statistics Report and the U.S. Census Bureau calculated the number of divorces by state. Click for the results.