First quarter GDP fell to just 0.1 percent, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which blamed much of the slowing on weather-related factors.
The controversy over Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's fight with the federal government seems to have come out of nowhere. It, however, is just the latest skirmish in a fight that's goes back 150 years.
The Obama administration has sent to Congress a four-year $302 billion infrastructure bill. It proposes closing corporate loopholes to make up for lost revenues from the gas tax.
The U.S. and Europe have different car safety standards. Some of them are small while others are more dramatic. All car makers agree that the different standards are a pain. So why the difference?
Madame Tussauds unveiled the life-size statue of the Facebook CEO at their museum in San Francisco. The museum says Zuckerberg did not make himself available for a sitting, so artists used photos.
French economist Thomas Piketty's book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, has become a sensation. He's been all over the media, and he's lecturing to packed houses on his current U.S. tour.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for companies to get their legal fees paid when they are unreasonably sued for patent infringement. Patent trolls own patents but don't make any products.
Some people who felt stuck in certain jobs, just because they needed the employment-based health insurance, say they are finding the Affordable Care Act liberating.
In Vermont and San Francisco, the right of employees to ask for flexible work schedules is now enshrined in law. That doesn't mean, however, that employers are compelled to grant them.
With the announcement that Nokia will move away from the smartphone market, it's worth taking a moment to remember a sound once ubiquitous, which we might never hear again: the Nokia ringtone.
In a case that reaches into almost every American's pocket or purse, justices struggled over whether police can search cellphones without obtaining a warrant at the time of an arrest.
Back in 2007, equity firms took Energy Future Holdings private in a huge $45 billion deal. The natural gas boom, however, drove the price of electricity down, leading to huge losses for the company.
Amazon curates an interactive map of cookbooks that shows who's invigorating regional cooking. And there are some surprises: Texas is moving beyond barbecue, while charcuterie is cool in California.
Visitors to the Madame Tussauds wax museum in San Francisco will soon be able to see the zombiefied essence of the Facebook founder and CEO. Is the life-size copy too real-looking?
Newcomers John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver will join old favorites Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill. The movie is due to be released Dec. 18, 2015.
Get ready for a different kind of distraction. Tech experts predict hearables, which you wear in your ear, are going to hit the market in a big way very soon. And they may change the way we behave.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being punished for making racist remarks in an audio recording that was made public Friday. His fine is the maximum allowed under the NBA's charter.
After seven years, Greensburg is stuck at half its pre-tornado population, and has few prospects for growth. Some blame trends decimating many farm towns — others point to the new green initiative.
Monday was author Harper Lee's 88th birthday. She announced that her classic novel would finally be made available as an e-book and a digital audiobook. It was first printed in 1960.
David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about how Federal Reserve economists consider various measurements of employment in their policymaking. Fed officials meet this week.