Republicans in the House were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal, indicating that the rambunctious lawmakers are not spoiling for a fight.» Read More
Twitter opened for trading in 2013's most eagerly anticipated IPO and the most hyped stock flotation since Facebook went public.
Lawyers for SAC portfolio manager Michael Steinberg have asked a judge to weed out prospective jurors with views on the firm's settlement agreement.
The government paid $11.3m in farm subsidies to 50 billionaires or businesses in which they have some form of ownership. The New York Times reports.
Patrick Stewart says the social networking site has given his acting career a new boost since his days as "Star Trek" Capt. Jean-Luc Picard.
The move to ban trans fats could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year and 7,000 deaths, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said.
The FAA expanded use of personal electronic devices from gate-to-gate, but each airline must get the OK. Virgin America is among the latest.
The waiting game: Engineering has finally begun on California's bullet train, but after five years it still hasn't broke ground.
AT&T is getting more than $10 million a year to assist the CIA with overseas counterterrorism investigations, The NYT reports.
For the most recent leg of the rally, it seems like the so-called smart money may not be so smart after all.
Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a tea party-backed Republican narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship.
The world's biggest food group Nestle said on Thursday it was selling its Jenny Craig weight management businesses in North America and Oceania to private equity firm North Castle Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Wal-Mart said a 'technical error' caused certain products to be priced absurdly low or high on its website Wednesday.
Charged with providing insider information to SAC Capital, former sell-side analyst Sandeep Aggarwal, is scheduled to appear in court to enter a guilty plea.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren told CNBC he'd like to see more improvement in the economy before considering whether to start tapering.
A shooting at a New Jersey mall raises new questions about what stores are doing to keep people safe during their busiest months.
Unemployment will have to drop a good deal before the Fed begins to raise rates, if the central bank follows recommendations from its own economists.
More retailers are shifting the start of the big holiday push to Thanksgiving, which casts Black Friday in a new light.
Despite its higher prices, National Car Rental tops this year's Rental Car Satisfaction survey by J.D. Power, in part due to its easy pick-up process.
A 20-year-old man suspected of firing multiple shots and causing a lockdown at New Jersey's largest shopping mall has been found dead.
Voters face ballot measures ranging from whether to approve 7 casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's iconic Astrodome.
Tutors of the rich and famous can make as much as $400,000 a year. A peek at what's behind this trend.
Putin found a place in Russia without snow, "and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says a Sochi native.
More than two months after a tearful goodbye to Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera is still drawing a crowd.
Discussing how Obamacare is impacting American worth ethic, with Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy research co-director, and Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago economics professor.
P.J. O'Rourke, political reporter and "The Baby Boom" author, explains why he does not think the baby boom generation is not responsible for any of the problems in the world right now.
Rep. Ann Wagner, (R-MO), discusses the passing of the bipartisan budget deal.