Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.» Read More
Fighting to attract business—and jobs—takes money. And this year, states finally have some more ammunition to bring into battle.
Ford has agreed to fix sticky throttles on nearly 468,000 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans.
John C. Malone is weighing a deal for Time Warner Cable, using Charter Communications as the merger partner, people briefed on the matter said. The New York Times reports.
A team of 19 firefighters were killed battling a fast-moving wildfire that has forced the evacuation of two small towns in central Arizona on Sunday, fire officials said.
Call it plenty of beer with no waste. MillerCoors said its Golden, Colo., brewery, the largest U.S. brewery, is landfill free.
Federal officials have granted a New Mexico company's request to open an equine slaughterhouse. Officials say they plan to grant similar permits to operations in Iowa and Missouri.
Proponents of same-sex marriage weren't the only ones who cheered the Supreme Court's ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act. Wedding industry professionals also rejoiced.
As the Senate voted on an immigration bill that would let Silicon Valley companies import engineers, the labor lobby said eligible U.S. workers were being passed over.
More than 38 million Americans have student loan debt, totaling nearly $1 trillion, a massive number that has quadrupled in 10 years and keeps rising.
Business advocacy group on winning side in 14 out of 17 cases heard before the high court this term.
US regulators charged former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine over the failed futures brokerage's misuse of customer funds and related violations.
In a bipartisan vote, the Senate on Thursday passed a sweeping, historic overhaul of the nation’s immigration system.
Nike reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street forecasts on Thursday, helped by easing materials costs and strong North American sales. The stock shot higher in after-hours trading.
Some people take the team on a retreat to mini-golf but if you're LinkedIn, you build the mini-golf course IN the office.
The Department of Transportation says U.S. airlines collected $685 million in reservation change fees in the first quarter, and $800 million in baggage fees.
The SEC is investigating the relationship between the news organization Thomson Reuters and the Institute for Supply Management, CNBC has learned.
The war of words over the firing of Men's Wearhouse founder George Zimmer reaches a fever pitch. But this type of noisy departure isn't necessarily atypical.
Fees for mobile banking are set to become the norm. Banks are experimenting with ways to build charges into the apps' features, from deposits to bill paying.
Just how long can the NSA whistleblower hang out, or hide out, in an international airport transit area?
Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk and Target are the latest companies to distance themselves from Paula Deen amid the racial controversy surrounding the celebrity chef.
Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
Pro athletes often burn through big contracts. Philadelphia 76er phenom Michael Carter-Williams has an extreme response.
Lululemon said it is implausible to believe it intended to sell hundreds of thousands of nearly sheer yoga pants.
CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop reports sentiment from South Africa after news that former President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
Michael Burns, vice chair of Lionsgate, feels very good about the "Hunger Games" franchise potential.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports.