Friday, June 19, 2015
The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at near zero Wednesday, but Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the first hike in nine years would likely come "later this year."
The U.S. will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes have on the greenback.
A major airline industry group said Wednesday it is backing off plans to introduce a standard size carry-on bag that would be smaller than some countries currently allow on planes.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
A bird flu outbreak in the Midwest that's boosted prices for eggs and roasting turkeys has actually resulted in cheaper chicken in the U.S., as many countries restrict imports of poultry products, the Department of Agriculture said in a report released Tuesday.
United Airlines will stop flying to John F. Kennedy International Airport in October and shift premium cross-country flights there to its nearby hub in Newark, New Jersey.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Verna Fragadas stands with her arms crossed in front of Friendship Bridge, which separates this gritty, bustling Paraguayan city from Brazil and nearby Argentina.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
A decline in refining oil caused U.S. factory output to slip in May, overshadowing solid gains by automakers.
How slow can you go? The effort to get trade U.S. trade legislation through Congress, clearing the way for progress on an Asia-Pacific trade accord, is in limbo once again.
Francisco Xavier emerges from a payday loan shop, his brow more furrowed with worry than when he entered. His loan request was denied.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Evidence is piling up that the U.S. economy is rebounding from the past few months' stall, with consumers spending more, a rebound in job creation, and wages beginning to rise.