The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week to the highest level since September.
A funny thing happened on the way to the OPEC meeting.
The number of people applying for new unemployment benefits shot above 300,000 for the first time since early September, perhaps a sign the pace of hiring in the U.S. may have slowed a touch.
Orders for durable U.S. goods rose a seasonally adjusted 0.4% in October, but the gain stemmed mostly from a 45% spike in bookings for military aircraft.
Consumer spending in the U.S. rose slightly in October while revised outlays in September were revised to show no change instead of a decline, indicating that households are spending a bit more than previously believed.
A fan caught Garth Brooks' guitar during a show, but was it intended for "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery?
It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ...
Mitt Romney has said he has no plans to run for president a third time -- but that isn't stopping voters from wanting him to hit the campaign trail again.
President Barack Obama told three people who repeatedly interrupted his latest speech on immigration to stop their yelling because he "just took an action to change the law."
A Greek navy frigate was slowly towing a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants to safety on the southern island of Crete.
On-again, off-again plans for the world's largest gold and copper mine could be back on again, after a federal judge in Alaska issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from its ongoing efforts to bury the project.
Prices have dropped by a third since June as some OPEC members call for a production reduction to tighten the market.
DNA pioneer James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery of the double helix structure -- the building block of life.
The world's largest farm equipment maker said it expected a drop in equipment sales in the current quarter, hurt by lower corn prices and falling farm incomes.
Depression affects around 350 million people worldwide and can have a devastating impact on your life and relationships, including in the bedroom.
A 40-year-old quad amputee was all thank you's at a news conference Tuesday at a Boston area hospital as he showed off his two new arm transplants.
U.S. equity futures made small advances on the last full trading day ahead of Thanksgiving break and before a deluge of economic data.