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The White House said on Wednesday there had been no change to U.S. policy on exports of crude oil.
Small-business owners are worried about climate change and imagining power outages and tainted water supplies, according to a new report.
A federal appeals court and a US District Judge ruled that Utah and Indiana cannot prevent gay people from getting married.
The U.S. economy contracted at a steeper pace than previously estimated in the first quarter as durable goods fell sharply.
The U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision and ruled 6-to-3 that the TV startup Aereo violated copyright law.
Since Mississippi voters don't register by party, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran got Democratic support to defeat his tea party challenger.
Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election.
Police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without getting search warrants, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
After 1Q GDP was revised to negative 2.9 percent, economists are changing their views on a robust rebound for the second quarter.
The decline in state pension funded levels has likely bottomed out, Standard & Poor's said, as it warned the recovery will be slow and uneven.
Google announced three smartwatches, and software to automate cars, and television.
To unlock the Molson Canadian fridge, all you have to do is sing a song—specifically, the Canadian national anthem.
There's a 20 percent chance of a risk developing that could derail the five-year bull market, Wells Capital Management's James Paulsen tells CNBC.
The ancient water-finding method known as "dowsing" is becoming more popular than ever in drought-ridden states.
The regulator overseeing U.S. national banks warned that lenders are increasingly taking on more risk in the search of profits.
German book publishers filed a complaint against Amazon with the country's antitrust authority the company delayed shipments. The NYT reports.
Barnes & Noble reported a smaller quarterly loss and said it would separate its retail and Nook Media businesses, sending shares up about 9 percent.
ABC said Diane Sawyer is stepping down as its evening news anchor, to be replaced by David Muir.
In their panic to compete, brick-and-mortar stores overlook what really matters to their customers—service, according to a Gallup poll.
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