President Barack Obama ordered federal departments to launch a concerted effort to combat the growing health threat of bacteria resistant to antibiotics.» Read More
Facebook's big announcement was ... a social search feature that will allow users to search their friends' content.
A new app called "Crazy Blind Date" let's people to give "kudos" to their date, thereby making them more available to dating other people. But Jane Wells found a way to put the crazy in Crazy Blind Date.
The usual explanations for reckless borrowing focus on people's character. But recent research has shown that scarcity by itself is enough to cause this kind of financial self-sabotage.
Not all American workers have seen the higher payroll tax in their paycheck yet, particularly those employed by small businesses, Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of ADP, told CNBC Tuesday.
Northeast lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Hurricane Sandy aid package through the House face roadblocks by fiscal conservatives seeking offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts.
United is offering same-day checked baggage delivery service at some airports. Prices start at $29.95 for one bag delivered within a 40-mile radius to a home, office or hotel.
The decrepit state of the nation's infrastructure will knock more than $3 trillion off the nation's GDP through the end of the decade if more money isn't spent to upgrade the country's roads, bridges, airports and ports, according to a new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Analysts say Apple must decide whether to keep catering to the high end of the phone market or offer something cheaper to compete with lower-cost alternatives.
New York State already had what was considered the nation's toughest gun-control law. Here are provisions in a sweeping new bill expected to be approved by the Legislature on Tuesday afternoon.
Are careers over much sooner these days than in the past? Is the younger generation, Gen X, taking over? Or is it the even-younger Gen Y?
The NRA has launched a free mobile application for Apple's iPhone and iPad that allows users to shoot at targets with various types of guns, including assault weapons.
For nine straight months, national home prices have been in the positive, and the gains are only getting larger.
Business inventories rose modestly in November as sales rose solidly, backing views restocking will not support economic growth in the fourth quarter.
There's a "50-50 chance" that Dell would be taken private — private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross told CNBC Tuesday, in reaction to reports that the computer maker is in talks with PE firms about a potential $20 billion-plus buyout.
Retail sales rose more than expected in December while wholesale prices remained low, suggesting inflation is in check.
Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, plans to hire every veteran who wants a job, provided that the veterans have left the military in the previous year and did not receive a dishonorable discharge.
Failure to raise the debt ceiling within a "timely" manner would see the United States' sovereign ratings put under formal review with "highly uncertain" consequences, rating agency Fitch warned U.S. policymakers Tuesday.
American credit card holders in their late 20s and early 30s have more debt than older consumers, repay it more slowly and risk dying in debt if they don't curb their spending habits.
The number of U.S. families struggling with poverty despite parents being employed continued to grow in 2011 as more people returned to work but mostly at lower-paying service jobs.
Dell is in talks with private equity firms on a potential buyout, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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The big vehicles that were blasted during the recession as gas-guzzling behemoths are now the hottest in showrooms.
The quarterly expiration of four sets of options: individual stock options, stock futures, stock indexes and stock index futures.
No matter which way Scotland votes on independence, experts say kilt prices won't go akilter.