The Giving USA Foundation and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy say charitable giving in the U.S. last year was the highest it's been in the 60 years the report has been done.
The largest breach of U.S. government data was reported last week by the Office of Personnel Management. David Greene talks to Michael Riley, a cybersecurity reporter with Bloomberg Business.
The bagged salad industry is huge. So why are bagged greens ending up in landfills in such huge quantity?
An online banking service in the UK plans to give customers the ability to creat their online passwords and PINs out of emoji. But some experts aren't giving the move any smiley-faces.
The Democratic presidential candidate called the current stalemate in Congress a "process issue" and also addressed the question of her family's finances.
Colt, a brand name Americans have known since 1855, is headed for bankruptcy. The company will keep operating as it sorts out its debts, but a big chunk of manufacturing history hangs in the balance.
A judge handed former American International Group, Inc., Chief Hank Greenberg on Monday a symbolic victory in his lawsuit against the government over the bailout of AIG. While the judge sided with Greenberg on the merits of the case, he refused to grant Greenberg and other shareholders any compensation.
Sam Colt founded the company in 1855. Colt Defense filed for Chapter 11 protection late Sunday.
That's right: The Italian food chain has jumped on the food truck craze. And this weekend it parked in Boston's North End, where Italian food is most sacred and many eateries go back generations.
In the 1960s, Tom Burrell became the first black man in Chicago advertising. In this "Planet Money" report, we hear how he changed the way people think about ads, and how advertising thinks about us.
Saudi Arabia's stock market opened on Monday to foreign traders for the first time. Why have the Saudis opened the market now, and what does it mean for the market and for investors?
Boston's North End is a traditional Italian neighborhood that prides itself on authentic cuisine. Over the weekend, the restaurant chain Olive Garden parked its food truck there to hand out samples.
President Obama wants Congress to give him fast-track trade authority for a deal he's negotiating with Pacific nations. Many Republicans are on his side but most Democrats are against it.
The Times won an impressive 13 Pulitzer Prizes in his brief, five-year tenure there. He also worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Lexington Herald-Leader.
Will agricultural chemical dealers start selling microbes? Some big pesticide companies are investing in efforts to turn soil bacteria into tools that farmers can use to grow more food.
Despite last-minute lobbying by President Obama, House Democrats dealt his trade priorities a major blow Friday. In this battle over trade, Republican leaders are aligned with Obama against Democrats.
Twitter is going through a lot of changes, including switching CEOs. But, analysts say, stalled user growth and discouraging financial results call for more change than just new leadership.
HBO's sophomore (and occasionally sophomoric) comedy ends on a strong note Sunday night — with plenty of suspense.
The House is expected to vote on a controversial measure that would give President Obama the ability to fast-track a trade deal with Pacific-Rim nations. Obama was lobbying his own caucus.
The country's massively hyperinflated currency will be phased out beginning next week at a rate of $5 U.S. dollars for every 175 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars.