President Barack Obama called on Congress Wednesday to approve $250 payments to more than 50 million seniors to make up for no increase in Social Security next year.
When the Dow Jones industrial average first passed 10,000, traders tossed commemorative caps and uncorked champagne. This time around, the feeling was more like relief.
Lenny Macklin made it to 10th grade before having a teacher who looked like him - an African-American male. Gregory Georges graduated from high school without ever being taught by a black man.
Union leaders from Ford's factories voted Tuesday to recommend that members approve a deal to lower the automaker's labor costs to match those of its Detroit rivals.
The panic is over. The worst of the financial crisis is behind us.
About five years ago, I met Sharmila Melwani, mother of a toddler, who could whip up a batch of cookies so delicious she decided to make a business out of selling them.
Vitriol and invective stain American political history, but falsehoods, half-truths and innuendo now spread with the speed of light across partisan airwaves and the Internet — the din drowning out the country's moderate political center.
Foreclosures will make it tougher and more expensive to get an accurate census count next year as families move in with relatives or are left homeless, the Census Bureau's director said Tuesday.