Former President Bill Clinton, who has committed his philanthropic efforts to helping hurricane ravaged Haiti, has been named a special envoy to the Caribbean nation on behalf of the United Nations.
The catchy jingle for The Red House Furniture Store says it all, but doesn't totally do it justice: "Where black people and white people buy furniture."
A former assistant prosecutor is trying again to become the first black district attorney in a city where the aggressive tactics of the longtime incumbent have caused racial tensions.
The Senate on Monday confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to oversee food and drug safety, two areas that are vital to consumers and widely seen as in critical need of improvement.
First lady Michelle Obama spent her second New York City visit emphasizing the crucial role the arts play in our society.
President Barack Obama's new fuel and emission standards for cars and trucks will save billions of barrels of oil but are expected to cost consumers an extra $1,300 per vehicle by the time the plan is complete in 2016.
Lawyers for Lehman Brothers asked a bankruptcy judge for permission to investigate Barclays PLC, the British bank that bought Lehman's broker-dealer business.
Continuing its expansion into lucrative business niches, Cisco Systems on Monday will announce its entrance into the smart grid infrastructure market,
The U.S. Postal Service has cut its staff by 25,000 this year as it struggles to reduce massive deficits, Postmaster General John Potter said Monday.
Many consumers are glad to see that Congress and the Obama administration have waged war against the credit-card industry. So am I. But it is too early to declare victory.