Named for the original model — an employee of Kodak — the portraits were used by photo labs to calibrate printers. But until the 1970s, that model was always white.
Legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline got new life after Senate Democrats abandoned efforts to block the measure in hopes of helping endangered Sen. Mary Landrieu keep her seat in Louisiana.
The federal government lost hundreds of millions of dollars when solar panel maker Solyndra and car company Fisker went bankrupt. Now the loan program has made up for early losses and is in the black.
The Columbia, Mo., police department gave its officers body cameras in July, saying they could help exonerate officers from claims of abuse of force. After Ferguson, the demand for cameras surged.
The automaker said the new would allow dialogue with groups, including unions. It comes months after the United Auto Workers lost a vote to represent workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., factory.
Robert Siegel talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew ahead of the G-20 summit in Australia. If Asia and Europe don't pick up some economic steam, Lew says, it could spell trouble for the U.S.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has a message for the leaders of other advanced economies: You have to shape up! The global economy is relying too heavily on just the United States for growth.
The editorial page editor of The Washington Post says he will append editor's notes to four columns by Fareed Zakaria, saying the columns failed to credit sources sufficiently.
Six banks, including Citigroup, Bank of America and J.P. Morgan Chase, will pay regulators more than $4 billion to settle charges they manipulated the currency exchange market to boost profits.
An NPR investigation found thousands of American mine owners fail to pay penalties for safety violations, even as they continue to manage dangerous — and sometimes deadly — operations.
U.S. firms Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase will pay the largest fines, around $1 billion each, to settle civil charges that they colluded to manipulate the foreign exchange market.
California's coffee crop is new and small, but farmers are optimistic about its potential. Scientists hope that by growing coffee here they can learn more about how to help the crop resist disease.
China and the U.S. account for more than a third of greenhouse gases — making it vital that any broad climate plans include the pair.
They've been fighting to maintain government spending for social services during a tough economy. In January, they'll face an all-Republican Congress, and the likelihood of steeper cuts has increased.
The agreement is an unexpected act of cooperation between two countries that have been increasingly at odds over intellectual property, cybersecurity, human rights and trade imbalances.
Unlike novelists and musicians, visual artists don't get royalties for their work. New legislation aims to fix this by taxing public sales, but auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's oppose the idea.
A day meant to celebrate being single has turned in to the world's largest shopping event. But it's unlikely to catch on in the U.S.
The Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to auction off more broadcast spectrum and that has the folks who use wireless microphones very worried.
Consumers can sign up for health insurance through the online marketplaces anytime from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15. But waiting can trigger medical bills and the health law's penalties.
The existing tariff system, which adds as much as 25 percent to the cost of American high-tech exports, covers more than $4 trillion in annual trade, the White House says.