WASHINGTON— The Republican-led Senate has blocked a House bill that would have ended the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records. The vote came shortly after midnight Friday as the Senate struggled to complete its work before a weeklong Memorial Day break. It also would extend two other expiring surveillance provisions used...» Read More
OPEC oil exporters agreed on Friday to leave output policy unchanged on Friday as oil held around the group's preferred level of $100 a barrel.
Dell urged shareholders on Friday to vote for the $24.4 billion buyout offer led by founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell at a special meeting on July 18.
Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-U.S. smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the cellphone maker intends to make a comeback.
Amazon.com will make five original TV series, having used viewer feedback to pick the shows from a group of 14 pilots filmed by the company earlier this year.
IAC/InterActive Corp is seeking potential buyers for Newsweek, the magazine that stopped U.S. print publications last year, sources told Hollywood trade paper Variety on Tuesday.
Wal-Mart said on Tuesday it would pay nearly $81.63 million to the federal government, pleading guilty to charges that it improperly discarded hazardous waste.
Sprint Nextel Corp and Japan's SoftBank Corp have reached an agreement with U.S. authorities on the national security aspects of the Japanese firm's pending $20.1 billion deal to win control of the U.S. wireless carrier.
A federal court ruled that a Comcast affiliate should have been allowed to put the Tennis Channel in a different cable television subscription tier than its own sports network.
Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.
Texas lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Perry more than $1 billion in proposed business tax cuts shortly before the end of the biennial legislative session.
China is ready to open up new sectors of its economy to Germany, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, in comments that highlight Beijing's drive for a special bilateral partnership with Berlin bypassing the EU.
The US stock market's break in its recent rally left investors wondering last week if they're seeing a turning point or just a blip in the upward path.
While much of corporate America is retrenching on the real estate front, the four most influential technology companies in America are planning new headquarters.
Spain's rising political star is a 61- year-old former Socialist whose message of changing the system from within is drawing voters.
Spanish officials tell a dramatic turnaround story: from near-bankruptcy a year ago to model of budget austerity and reform now.There are just two things missing: jobs and growth.
Hoping to ignore your phone for a while, feeling safe in your investments and secure in the knowledge that the world's financial authorities aren't planning any surprises just yet?
German business morale rose far more than expected in May, suggesting Europe's largest economy is picking up steam after posting anaemic growth in the first quarter.
The world's biggest investors are seeking more stable cash income at home, as aging societies and tighter regulation dull risk appetite.
EAST HAMPTON, New York, May 21- Judging by early demand for everything from doggie daycare to Ferrari rentals and fine art, rich Americans are going to make this a strong summer in one of their favorite playgrounds- the beach towns on the eastern end of Long Island collectively known as the Hamptons.
BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.