In the early hours before President Barack Obama's historic inauguration, U.S. Rep. John Lewis' phone rang. It was Edward Kennedy.
In the early 1960s, Mitty Collier had a contract with Chicago's Chess Records and was riding high in the R&B music industry with her popular ballad "I Had a Talk With My Man Last Night."
A big drop in Asian markets sent U.S. stocks falling as investors worried once again about the global economy.
Newspapers are hurting all over the United States, but the pain is less severe at small publications like The Blackshear Times in Georgia.
Henry Wehner likes to plan things. When he began working for Philip Morris USA in early 2006, he had a vision for the next decade.
First-time filings for state unemployment benefits fell by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 570,000 last week, marking the first drop in initial claims in three weeks.
Among Chrysler Group's toughest challenges in life after bankruptcy is changing the perception that it lags competitors in bringing affordable small or midsize hybrid electric vehicles to market.
Costco Wholesale Corp. on Thursday apologized to any of its customers who may have been offended by a doll the company pulled from its stores after a complaint about possible racist connotations.
Detroit automakers were out-clunked by foreign makes, which improved their market share through the U.S. government's cash-for-clunkers program, according to final results released this week.
The government says the number of newly laid-off workers filing claims for jobless benefits dropped last week, and the number of people remaining on the rolls also fell, evidence that layoffs have eased.