Friday, March 28, 2014
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter, slightly more than previously estimated, as consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three years.
Brazilian reconnaissance troops entered a sprawling slum district near Rio's international airport early Wednesday ahead of a larger operation to secure the crime-ridden area ahead of the World Cup.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in February by the largest amount in three months, helped by solid gains in demand for airplanes and autos.
Virtual currencies like Bitcoin will be taxed in the United States like property — not currency, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday.
The conservative government of Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said it would press ahead with the sale of Australia's largest health insurer Medibank Private via an initial public offering.
The first woman to head the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history says America's economic success over the past century has been due in large part to greater contributions by women.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in March, providing a further sign that the economy's prospects should brighten with warmer weather.
Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted Monday at the end of a six-month trial that cast them as the long arms of their boss, telling an elaborate web of lies to hide a fraud that enriched them and cheated investors out of billions of dollars.
The U.S. Energy Department gave conditional authorization Monday for liquefied natural gas to be exported from a proposed terminal in Coos Bay, on the Oregon coast.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included “Homeland,” “Scent of a Woman” and “My Cousin Vinny,” has died. He was 65.