California and New York acted Monday to gradually push their statewide minimum wages to US$15 an hour -- the highest in the U.S. -- as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders again seized on wage disparity and the plight of the working poor as a defining issue in their fight for the Democratic presidential race.
Drone delivery might be years away in the U.S., but it's becoming a reality in Rwanda this summer.
Con Kimura got the best Christmas bonus of his life working for Donald Trump in Atlantic City in 1984. But he still won't vote for him as president.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday it's easing limits on the number of hourly flights at Newark Liberty International Airport, and the airport's operator said that should lead to greater competition and lower airfares.
U.S. employers notched another solid month of hiring in March by adding 215,000 jobs, driven by large gains in the construction, retail and health care industries.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Wednesday it will close its office in Nicaragua in August because its job was done helping the country reduce debt and poverty, and to get on the path to sustainable growth.
The U.S. dollar extended its losses in Asia on Wednesday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen stuck to a dovish stance on monetary policy, citing ongoing concerns about the global economy.
California lawmakers reached a deal on Monday to gradually raise the state's minimum wage to US$15 an hour, giving momentum to a campaign to lift pay levels nationwide.
A battle over background checks for Uber drivers at the world's busiest airport comes as cities like Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, consider more thorough screenings to prevent criminals from getting behind the wheel.
U.S. consumer spending posted a tiny gain for the third straight month in February while income growth slowed sharply.