If you look at the jobs picture across the U.S., one place stands out for high levels of unemployment: Central California's San Joaquin Valley. It's been called the Appalachia of the West.
The Labor Department releases its monthly employment report on Friday. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones expect an increase in payrolls of 210,000.
Head of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White has unveiled a set of initiatives aimed at better oversight of Wall Street. The SEC is looking to step up regulation of high-speed trading.
The Beastie Boys have won a $1.7 million verdict against the makers of Monster Energy drink in a copyright infringement dispute over the company's use of the band's songs in a 2012 promotional video.
Dueling charges of cyberspying between China and the U.S. are escalating in this new conflict, which could have huge stakes for American industry and trade secrets.
Last year NPR's Uri Berliner took money from a savings account that was losing value to inflation and bought a range of assets that included a painting and a haul from Costco. So how'd his money do?
If a bank wants to deposit cash with the European Central Bank, it won't earn interest. In fact, the bank will actually have to pay the ECB for parking cash. It's designed to boost Europe's economy.
One hungry reporter goes on a quest to find out why his package of Peanut Butter M&M'S weighs .06 ounces less than a package of Milk Chocolate M&M'S.
Edward Snowden didn't trust The New York Times with his revelations about the NSA because the paper initially spiked an earlier story about the warrantless wiretapping of Americans.
An internal probe of how General Motors handled an ignition switch defect has found "a pattern of incompetence and neglect" at GM. On Thursday, CEO Mary Barra announced the dismissal of 15 employees, many of whom were executives and senior managers.
The NSA scandal has hurt some companies but there are also some tech winners, including an American who has been cashing in on the political hype. Mike Janke's firm sells privacy devices and apps.
Reports say that a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is at hand. Sprint has made no secret of its designs on its smaller rival; why are the companies considering a deal now?
If the sale goes through, T-Mobile would join Sprint as the second U.S. wireless company acquired by Japan's Softbank. It would unite America's third- and fourth-ranked carriers.
Putting on a wedding in New York City can be financial suicide. But one young couple, profiled in Fast Company, say they priced their upcoming celebration at just $10,000 by using online startups.
Mary Barra announced Thursday that 15 employees have been fired and others disciplined over the company's failure to disclose a defect with ignition switches that is linked to at least 13 deaths.
Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.
This is a video filmed by a drone. It also explains the legal fight over where drones can fly, and what they can do.
An internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall by General Motors found an 11-year "history of failures," CEO Mary Barra says.
Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.
The international community has told Afghans to fix their banks and pass anti-money laundering legislation by June 22. If officials fail to do so, the country will be blacklisted for five years.