There have been many government shutdowns but the one in 1995 was the big one, the superstorm of shutdowns. Here's how it finally ended, Daniel Yergin writes.
All doom-and-gloom aside, the federal government is unlikely to run out of money Thursday, even if the latest hopes for a budget deal don't pan out.
Will the possible debt deal be like the horse-drawn carriage that turns into a pumpkin at the stroke of midnight? Try this pumpkin cream recipe.
The net effect of this much ballyhooed deal is the government opens, borrowing goes on, and the sequester cuts will likely be minimal, if at all.
Air New Zealand offers passengers on its fleet of Airbus A320s a lesson in "Safety Old School Style," featuring Betty White.
Republican politicians are rightly worried that they are losing the hearts and minds of the American people. Here's how to win America back.
The stock market has been neither winner nor loser during the ongoing budget impasse, Nobel laureate Robert Shiller told CNBC.
The Shanghai Composite index has a strong rebound, showing that investors are confident about the strength of the index's trend.
As lawmakers dither, trading phone calls, insults and the occasional calls for cooperation, they are putting corporate America in limbo.
Offering a 30-year fixed loan requiring no down payment, the USDA program was designed to help rural families, but it isn't processing any loans.
Dick Bove thinks gridlocked politicians are asking for a market sell-off.
After a two-year run in which American equities dominated the investing landscape, the pendulum clearly has begun to swing globally.
The task seems simple enough: Get passengers from inside the terminal onto a plane quickly so the flight can take off on time. But what way is best?
It's early, but already we are hearing that third quarter earnings and fourth-quarter guidance will be a disappointment.
Hedge fund managers have been talking a lot about economic inequality lately.
Greece said it was looking into the technical matters of issuing a 50-year bond to further restructure its debt and make it more sustainable.
America's trade deficit with Asia came in at $241 billion – nearly two-thirds of its total trade gap
Americans like the idea of self-driving cars.
Thanks to public equity funds, frozen yogurt shops are on seemingly every corner. But has the trend peaked?
A viral marketing team hired by MGM planted actors and special effects inside a coffee shop to pull a movie-inspired meltdown on innocent customers.