Friday, August 15, 2014
Macy's Inc. on Wednesday reported a 4 percent profit increase in its fiscal second quarter as business rebounded from slow sales earlier in the year.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday denied attacking U.S. President Barack Obama over his foreign policy in Syria and Iraq, insisting she was looking forward to “hugging it out” with the U.S. leader when they meet at a party later this week.
U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the economy despite recent job gains.
A new generation of Hollywood royalty led by Oscar-winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon joined the greats of stand-up comedy Tuesday in hailing Robin Williams, after his apparent suicide.
Few were more stunned and saddened by Robin Williams' death than the U.S. servicemen and women he loved to entertain, be it on the frontlines or by their hospital beds.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday appealed for calm after what he called the “heartbreaking” death of a black teenager killed in a police shooting in Missouri that sparked rioting.
Water supplies to 20,000 residents of seven Mexican towns were cut on Tuesday after sulfuric acid leaked from copper mine in the northwestern state of Sonora.
A condemned Ohio inmate put to death during a prolonged execution experienced pain and suffering before he lost consciousness, an anesthesiologist working for the family of the inmate determined in a report released Tuesday.
The federal government ran a lower deficit this July than a year ago, keeping it on course to record the lowest deficit in six years. The July deficit was US$94.6 billion, an improvement of 3.1 percent from a year ago, the Treasury Department reported Tuesday in its monthly budget statement.
The number of U.S. job openings hit a 13-year high in June and more workers quit their jobs, pointing to a tightening labor market, Labor Department data showed Tuesday.