Canada's central bank maintained its key lending rate at 0.5 percent Wednesday, citing uncertainty dampening investment and business confidence in the country's major trading partners, despite a strengthening global economy.
The U.S. Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts.
Donald Trump embarked Tuesday on the second leg of an unorthodox "victory tour," promising tough policies to put the U.S. economy first and boasting of securing a US$50 billion Japanese investment to create 50,000 jobs.
The U.S. trade deficit widened in October but remained smaller than a year earlier, and included a big jump in exports to China, especially cars, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.
A US$1.65 billion facility will be built at a nuclear site in eastern Idaho to handle fuel waste from the nation's fleet of nuclear-powered warships, the Navy and U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday.
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online.
A state prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania was among hundreds of thousands of victims of a now-shuttered international cybercrime operation, paying nearly US$1,400 in a bitcoin ransom to free up its infected computer network, authorities disclosed Monday.
Americans should get used to a "new normal" of slow economic growth, business economists say.
The U.S. unemployment rate in November fell to its lowest level since August 2007 as the economy continued to add new jobs, all but guaranteeing an interest rate hike this month.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday moved to block a Chinese company's purchase of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron by rejecting the inclusion of Aixtron's U.S. business in the deal.