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A study shows the states that raised their minimum wages this year had stronger job growth than the states that didn't. USA Today reports.
A group founded by former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to canvass every House and Senate member or candidate for their gun views. The Fiscal Times reports.
Tesla is being sued in China for trademark infringement, casting a shadow over CEO Elon Musk's ambition to expand in the world's biggest auto market.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.
Chevron-owned oil fields in California are now producing ten times more water than oil in response to CA's drought. The NYT reports.
A federal appeals court is close to ruling on claims that could cripple much of Obamacare, imperiling subsidies for 5 million insurance enrollees.
Drivers in a labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of LA and Long Beach began an indefinite strike Monday.
Lines were already forming in front of the lucky few stores in Washington state that got last-minute approval to sell.
More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.
Don't tell Cadillac dealers this is one of the best years ever for luxury auto sales.
GM has resisted recalling certain pickups and SUVs, telling federal regulators that rusted brake lines are a routine maintenance issue.
Construction on the Department of Homeland Security's new headquarters has fallen behind as Congress recommends slashing its budget.
After raising more money, the online storage start-up Box can put off its IPO for a bit longer.
Hoping to get the jump on Apple, Google is offering two smartwatches from LG and Samsung through the Google Play store.
Climate change skeptic group The Heartland Institute hosts its annual conference this week and hopes to take on President Obama and others.
The U.S. could soon end its reliance on OPEC oil, T. Boone Pickens tells CNBC. But it could have been sooner, he adds.
The stage is set for a U.S. dollar breakout in the second half of the year.
A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO will be put up for auction by Bonhams in August and could become the most expensive ever sold.
Scientists say if no action is taken during California's extreme drought, there could be dire and irreversible consequences for wildlife.
American Apparel is in talks with Standard General to secure funding and replace its board except for two co-chairmen, according to the WSJ.
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Kids have company heading back to school: More adults over age 35 are returning to the classroom too.
Some of Hollywood's "A-list" celebrities have been to this Mediterranean mansion. Take a look at some of the luxuries it offers.
Drivers beware on New England roads! Five of the region's cities rank in the Top 10 worst for accidents, according to Allstate Insurance.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, William Taylor, weighs in on U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron's statements about the threat of ISIS and if U.S. will be drawn into armed conflict.
Vinod Khosla, a green energy billionaire, and a group of surfers are locked in a feud over access to prime surfing real estate near San Francisco. It's the latest salvo in an ongoing fight for access to the country's best beaches.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron says all resources must be used against terrorists, saying Britain will take whatever action is necessary to keep its people safe.