House Republicans and Senate Democrats were locked in a war of wills Monday night that threatened to shut down the U.S. government.
The Senate rejected the House's budget bill, making the shutdown of many agencies at midnight much more likely.
Apple's new iOS 7 software is apparently making some people seasick on solid ground. Experts say the sharpness of the screen and the motion of the icons may be partly to blame.
Here's a comprehensive look at the impact if the federal government really gets shut down.
There were some signs on Sunday that the House may try and find a last minute solution to keep the federal lights on at least for a few more days.
Stocks finished sharply lower Monday, as the budget impasse in Washington threatened the first government shutdown in nearly 17 years, but major indexes still capped a rocky month and quarter with robust gains.
Apple was named the world’s most valuable brand on Monday, taking the fizz out of Coca-Cola’s 13-year run at the top of an annual survey.
New York City's annual cost per inmate was $167,731 last year, nearly as much as it costs to pay for four years of tuition at an Ivy League school.
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.
As the fight over the budget threatens a U.S. government shutdown we should use this opportunity to address an even bigger issue: the U.S. debt crisis.
China's factory activity expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in September, calling into question the strength of the country's recovery.
Political uncertainty in the U.S. could lead to a perfect buying opportunity and an ideal route back into this year's stock market rally, according to one money manager.
U.S. crude oil futures may break below $100 a barrel this week as Iran continues diplomatic overtures towards the West, a CNBC market survey shows.
The risk of a delay to Friday's U.S. jobs release as a potential government shutdown looms could deal financial markets a huge blow, analysts say.
Home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes, as higher mortgage rates and higher home prices weighed on housing affordability.
Asian stocks experienced a broad sell-off on Monday over weak Chinese factory data and worries about a shutdown of the U.S. government.
Spot gold prices are likely to fall this week though declines may be limited by investors seeking a safe-haven as fears of a government shutdown loom.
As investors prepare for political stalemate in Washington, many argue a shutdown should be short-lived, but how will markets take the news?
Overseas banks have given the zone a chilly reception – launch included just two branches of non-Chinese institutions. The FT reports.
Analysts warn that it's only a matter of time before South Asia's most populous nation begins to age and the country remains ill-prepared for this statistical shift.