Apr 5, 2013 Even as the U.S. economy is adding jobs, nearly five million people have been out of work for at least six months, and figures show their wait to return to the workforce is growing.
Mar 22, 2013 Mayors along the Mississippi River say more funding is needed to shore up aging infrastructure.
Mar 13, 2013 Retail sales ticked up by 1.1 percent last month according to the Commerce Department. The growth was better than expected, despite higher gas prices and the payroll tax increase that went into effect at the beginning of the year.
Mar 7, 2013 The Dow is still in record territory in early trading this morning. The surge comes on the heels of strong jobs data from the Labor Department, which show applications for unemployment benefits have fallen to a five-year low.
Mar 4, 2013 A study commissioned by the State Department concludes that building the Keystone XL pipeline won't contribute to global warming, because Canadian tar sands oil will get to market with or without the pipeline.
Mar 4, 2013 The Obama administration is not expected to decide whether to approve the controversial Keystone pipeline until this summer, but a new report gives clues about the White House's pipeline strategy.
Mar 1, 2013 The sequester will mean cuts to the unemployment checks people depend on to pay bills.
Feb 28, 2013 When state unemployment benefits run out, federal long-term unemployment payments kick in. But sequester budget cuts could reduce those payments, putting the squeeze on those who can least afford it.
Feb 21, 2013 The nation's largest retailer may see slump in February sales figures.