WASHINGTON (AP) - With the 2010 census nearly finished, the government said Tuesday it will save $1.6 billion in the cost of the U.S. population count because of strong public resp..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Commissioners met for the first time in a month, and quickly dissolved into name-calling and a near shouting match over the awarding of contracts. &nbs..
NEW YORK (AP) â€” The stock market had a half-hearted comeback Tuesday after the Federal Reserve announced it would take small steps to stimulate the economy. ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) â€” Former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe and his teenage son survived a small plane crash in Alaska that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens, his compa..
CHICAGO (AP) â€” Grains futures fell Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery sank 17 cents to $7.2675 a bushel, while..
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Treasury prices jumped Tuesday after the Federal Reserve said it will buy a small amount of government debt in a move to stimulate the econom..
The Federal Reserve's chief policymaking group meets Tuesday. The group has vast power over the finances of ordinary Americans, businesses and investors. The conseq..
A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its last meeting on June 22-23 and the meeting Wednesday. TREASURY SECURITIES Ju..
BOSTON (AP) â€” At least three dozen money-market mutual funds were at risk of failing during the financial crisis, Moody's Investors Service says, in addition..
BOSTON (AP) â€” At least three dozen money-market mutual funds were at risk of failing during the financial crisis, besides one that did end up collapsing, Moo..
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) â€” Drugmaker Merck & Co. has agreed to buy back a central Pennsylvania factory from the contract manufacturer that bought it 2 1/2 year..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” More worried about the strength of the economic recovery, the Federal Reserve took a small step Tuesday to give it a boost. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” As recently as two months ago, the Federal Reserve sounded optimistic about the economic recovery. Now the central bank is taking a new ste..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) â€” Emergency room nurse Erin Riley suffered bruises, scratches and a chipped tooth last year from trying to pull the clamped jaws of a psy..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) â€” A federal judge in New Orleans was picked Tuesday to preside over more than 300 lawsuits filed against BP PLC and other companies over the..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Federal regulators have taken a first step toward eliminating the use of credit ratings in rules for banks, under a mandate of the new fina..
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Newly released data from a federal agency shows the southwest Florida community of Naples experiencing the largest drop in personal income among metro areas. Th..
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Stocks and interest rates fell sharply Wednesday as more bad news chipped away at investors' view of the economy. The Dow Jone..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates said tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people in Norfolk, Va., and eliminate oth..
RISING HOPES: Stocks rose moderately as investors bet the Federal Reserve will restart some economic stimulus programs. The gain came a day before the Fed's monetar..