Critics say German chancellor Angela Merkel is being too rigid when it comes to helping Greece with its debt, but she is under intense domestic pressure to resist Greek demands.
Trading was abruptly halted Wednesday and remained shut down for more than 3.5 hours. A computer glitch was blamed. The White House said it was satisfied that there was no malice behind what happened.
The state's high court ruled that gun dealers must exercise the "highest stand of reasonable care" to keep weapons away from felons.
The global middle class is growing ... but slowly. (A lot of the credit goes to China.) And more than 70 percent of the world's population still falls below what would be considered "middle" income.
Celebrities like Rebel Wilson and Melissa McCarthy are helping bring plus-size clothing into the mainstream. But most retailers lag behind, making it difficult for women to find clothes in stores.
Carrying a child for someone unable to become pregnant can be a legal and ethical minefield. In Oregon, lenient laws and strict contracts have made surrogacy a more appealing option for women.
A female designer at the company updated Facebook's friend logo, placing a woman's silhouette in front of a man's.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the bank "sold bad credit card debt and robo-signed documents in violation of law."
Card sales are stagnant and Hallmark just made major job cuts. While some millennials have found novelty in paper cards, the traditional cards can't quite compete with social media.
Today's computer-related problems on the New York Stock Exchange that halted trading for more than three hours was not a one-off.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Patrick Chovanec, chief strategist with Silvercrest Asset Management group, about the Chinese stock market and the impact on the U.S. and global economy.
In Brazil, one of the biggest corruption scandals in its history has an unlikely hero. He is a 35-year-old Harvard educated lawyer who says his inspiration is Gandhi.
Jared Fogle's dramatic story of weight loss helped to propel the Subway sandwich chain into a dominant player in fast food. So what happens now that Subway has suspended ties to its brand ambassador?
If you were thinking about stuffing your money into your mattress, Wednesday gave you plenty of reasons to do so. But if you're an optimistic investor, the day gave you new reasons to be confident.
Greeks are increasingly worried as they confront an eighth day of closed banks and limited withdrawals. Meanwhile, people are running short of money for essentials.
A problem with the New York Stock Exchange's computer system forced the exchange to halt trading in all securities on Wednesday morning. NYSE-listed stocks continued trading on alternative exchanges, and prices did not plunge. But the shutdown is a huge black eye for the NYSE.
Microsoft is cutting up to 7,800 jobs, which represents nearly 7 percent of the company's total workforce. The cuts are coming primarily from its smartphone business. It's evidence that Microsoft's attempt to mount a serious challenge to the leading mobile platforms, Apple's iOS and Google's Android, are not paying off.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appeared before European Parliament on Wednesday to propose what he called a "fair and viable solution" to the country's economic crisis.
Authorities raided Fogle's home, but he has not been arrested or charged. Tuesday's raid puts a spotlight on Fogle's ties to the former head of a foundation he created to fight childhood obesity.
Forget about all the nebulous terms like "austerity," "bailout" and "capital controls." Here are the key numbers you need to know in the Greek financial crisis.