U.S. stock investors on Monday fixated on housing to gauge economic growth going forward, with earnings from a home-improvement chain helping boost sentiment along with improving spirits among homebuilders.
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.