The U.S. coal industry is fading. As more companies declare bankruptcy, they may not be able to pay for land restoration projects — and taxpayers could be left with the cleanup bill.
Argentina and its creditors have reached an agreement ending a 15-year-long dispute that barred the country from borrowing money in the bond markets.
The agreement means the country, with its troubled economy, can once again access the international bond markets.
Shoppers are flocking to a Copenhagen supermarket hawking perfectly edible but unsalable food items at a steep discount to the general public. It's the country's latest effort to fight food waste.
The Milan store will be operated by Italian developer Antonio Percassi, who admits that opening a coffee shop in Italy will be "a unique challenge."
Chefs and environmentalists have been promoting the benefits of eating fish lower down the food chain. But San Francisco's herring fishery shows some of the challenges to spreading that message.
MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry had repeatedly questioned the network's commitment to progressive voices and people of color, NBC says. She vented her concerns in a widely circulated email.
Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal, who parses the campaign tax debate.
Professor, author and CEO of Clearly Innovative, Aaron Saunders talks about the challenges of being African-American in the tech industry.
The European Central Bank is considering abandoning the 500 euro note. Harvard University's Peter Sands explains why the 500 euro note is the currency of choice for organized crime and terrorists.
Dow Chemical has settled a class-action lawsuit. The company said Justice Scalia's death means it's no longer likely to win in court. Other corporations may make the same calculation.
At the G-20 summit in Shanghai, Chinese officials are trying to reassure foreign finance ministers that the government can handle the country's turbulent economy.
The billionaire investor used his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders to say, in effect, relax. The U.S. may face obstacles, but predictions of doom are "dead wrong," Buffett wrote.
There's a showdown coming between Apple and the FBI over privacy rights. But this case may be less about privacy than it is about the tech industry's willingness to defy the government.
Legal precedent says writing software is protected speech, and Apple wants to use that to deny federal authorities a program that would unlock an iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooters.
We took a sample of the most novel economic proposals and asked a panel of economists: Are they good or bad?
"I will absolutely give my return, but I'm being audited now for two or three years, so I can't do it until the audit is finished, obviously," Donald Trump said this week.
Medieval theologians used to distinguish between land vs. water creatures, not mammals vs. fish. That's good enough for some restaurants — and parishes — in places with large Catholic populations.
In a note to employees, Zuckerberg says replacing the slogan on walls on the Facebook campus with "all lives matter" is disrespectful, deeply hurtful and — given his earlier warning — also malicious.
About 40 percent of invertebrate pollinator species such as bees and butterflies are facing extinction, according to the global assessment.