The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled the Washington Redskins' trademark registration saying the name is "disparaging" to Native Americans.
A distinct correlation exists between walkability and real estate values. See which cities are the most walkable.
If there's a poster child for the sharing economy—both in popularity and controversy—taxi app Uber, valued at $17 billion, is hard to beat.
President Obama will sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
President Obama says he would not be putting U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq, and any other action would take days of planning.
Shiite Iran is so alarmed by Sunni insurgent gains in Iraq that it may be willing to cooperate with Washington.
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), says he will not run for House Majority Leader, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Harold Ford Jr., Morgan Stanley managing director, discusses what's behind the GOP's emergency meeting after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was upset in the Virginia primary.
Tea party activist David Brat tells CNBC his stunning victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was nothing short of a miracle.
Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission, two sources said.
Giant REIT Vornado is working with tech start-ups to create collaborative work spaces outside Washington, D.C.
More than 77,000 foreign banks and financial institutions have agreed to share US tax information with the IRS.
The East Coast's most populated region is struggling to recover from devastating Hurricane Sandy, its worst storm in generations.
McDonald's shareholders approved an advisory measure on exec pay at the chain, where CEO Don Thompson took home compensation of $9.5 million in 2013.
New analysis shows that renting may prove to be a better decision than buying in major markets as prices rise and bargains disappear. The NYT reports.
Congress is on the cusp of passing its first infrastructure bill of the year.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a request for potential buyers of the automaker's Fiat 500 e electric car: Don't buy it.
US technology companies will likely bear the brunt of soured ties between Beijing and Washington over Internet security.
A national tea party leader is endorsing immigration overhaul legislation including legal status for the 11.5 million people now here illegally.