WASHINGTON, Dec 3- The U.S. unemployment rate could fall substantially early next year as belt-tightening in Washington throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.» Read More
WASHINGTON, June 28- Less noticed in a flurry of high-profile rulings on race, voting rights and gay marriage was how the U.S. Supreme Court rounded off its term by delivering a string of victories to businesses and employers. Comcast Corp and American Express Co were among the big winners in those cases.
OTTAWA/ TORONTO, June 27- Canada's broadcast regulator on Thursday approved a C $3 billion bid by BCE Inc, the country's biggest telecoms company, to take over Astral Media Inc, a deal that will give BCE more control over content it distributes to television, computer and mobile screens.
BOSTON, June 27- The achievement gap between white and minority children has narrowed considerably in recent decades, as black and Hispanic students have posted strong gains on math and reading tests, according to a new report out Thursday.
TIGTA's report set off controversy after it found the IRS gave undue partisan scrutiny to Tea Party and other conservative groups, even holding up some applications for years without action. That report threw the IRS into a crisis, prompting the exit of top IRS officials and FBI and congressional investigations.
*Top investors Fosun, Axa raise bid to 17.5 euros/ share. PARIS, June 25- A Chinese investor and a French private equity firm have won over Club Med with an improved 557 million euros takeover bid, seeking to accelerate a shift at the holiday resorts pioneer to fast-growing emerging markets.
LONDON, June 18- Pirate attacks off West Africa's mineral-rich Gulf of Guinea have almost doubled from last year and threaten to increase the costs and jeopardise the shipping of commodities from the region.
WASHINGTON, June 18- President Barack Obama's choice for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expected to face questions about his past work within the telecommunications industry at a Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
Japan and South Korea canceled purchases of U.S. wheat after the discovery of the experimental wheat developed by Monsanto Co. The furor erupted just days after a May 25 protest in cities around the world targeting Monsanto, the leading developer of crops with transgenic DNA.
Months after the Komen Foundation's decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding sparked widespread backlash, the group's CEO still holds her position and received a large raise.
*Two marines await trial in New Delhi, charged with killing two Indian fishermen in Feb 2012. NEW DELHI/ KANYAKUMARI, June 10- The thud of bullets smacking into his wooden fishing boat jolted captain John Freddy out of his afternoon nap. The marines, Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, are awaiting trial in New Delhi on charges of murder.
As U.S. authorities grapple with how to regulate the use of unarmed drones in U.S. skies, a small network of police, first responders and experts is already flying unmanned aircraft.
Andrew Young and Brad Newman, GiveLocally,net founders, discuss the future of nonprofit giving on the web.
If the 1,500 delegates didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation president, discusses job growth in the U.S. and how to unlock opportunities in the "for-profit" markets.
Linda Rottenberg, Endeavor Global CEO, explains why her non-profit organization, which supports start-ups in emerging markets, is betting on Greece.
If you’re looking for more than a pure financial return, socially responsible investing may be a great alternative, Tom Ricketts, Incapital CEO and owner of the Chicago Cubs, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
Jon Bon Jovi, JBJ Soul Foundation chairman, discusses his philanthropic work, and the state of charitable donations amid a weak U.S. economy, with Joshua Kraft, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston CEO, Jonathan Kraft, New England Patriots president, and Robert Kraft, New England Patriots owner.
Dozens of celebrities perform guest trading duties on BTIG's floor during its 10th annual "Commissions for Charity Day'. Steven Starker, BTIG co-founder, discusses the day's events, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO, discusses her new position as chair of "Good 360", an online donation marketplace that connects corporate product donations with nonprofit organizations.
As the first signs of an economic recovery make the news, many of the nation's nonprofit organizations are digging in for another three to four years of financial distress, according to researchers who keep an eye on the charitable world.