Saturday, February 28, 2015
Consumers using smart phones to scan special codes or symbols on food packages could head off the debate between the food industry and those pushing for labels identifying genetically modified organisms, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.
Internet activists scored a major victory after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission agreed to rules that would ban service providers from creating Internet fast lanes.
Relying on Republicans and going against the grain of his own party for his legislative successes has not been much of a go-to play in President Barack Obama's game plan.
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina, the only woman known to be contemplating a Republican presidential bid, on Thursday challenged Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton to explain millions of dollars from foreign governments donated to her family's foundation.
Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history.
Nearly six years after the Great Recession, a clear majority of American families say they feel unprepared for a financial emergency.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Over two days of testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was grilled on everything from the direction of interest rates to the health of the economy to "Audit the Fed" legislation supported by Republicans.
Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen navigated the tricky job of managing expectations on Tuesday in her first public comments on interest rate policy in more than two months.