The concrete needed for New York's new, US$4 billion Tappan Zee Bridge, under construction over the Hudson River, would be enough to make a 1,500-mile sidewalk reaching all the way to Florida's Key West.
The United States is resuming a trade fight with the European Union over barriers to American beef exports.
Lauren Greutman's moment of truth dawned when she sneaked US$600 worth of clothes into her closet. She didn't want her husband to see what she had bought -- or to know that they were US$40,000 in debt.
Even as they maneuver for a share of the US$1 trillion in spending Donald Trump promised to rebuild America's roads, bridges and airports, lobbyists for transportation and utility industries are beginning to wonder whether Trump really meant what he said.1 Comment
The U.S. job market is at its strongest since the start of the financial crisis and there are signs workers will start to see the benefits in their paychecks, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday.
Cuba cut the price of internet access by 25 percent Monday, but getting online still costs more than a day's wages for the average worker in one of the world's least connected countries.
Wake up New York, there's a whole hidden city out there in the middle of the night, at your service.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is increasing the heat on the federal government to consider recalling e-cigarette batteries and devices that explode and catch fire, injuring users.
Under fire from a corruption scandal and a persistently deep recession, Brazil's government announced a modest package of economic stimulus Thursday.
The strong U.S. dollar, boosted further by the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates, could pose challenges to President-elect Donald Trump's economic agenda.