Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.


EPA official: government must plan for climate change

A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.

ADT's IPO prices below target

U.S. security company ADT Corp said its initial public offering was priced well below its expected range, signaling investors are being picky about new offerings.



3 Tax Breaks for Homeowners

Homeowners have access to certain tax deductions that don't apply for renters -- and these tax breaks can add up to quite a sum.

What Is Passive Income?

Call it easy money or income for lazy people. Either way, passive income is something that countless Americans get to enjoy every day.

After flyers delayed, TSA aims to improve at Atlanta airport

After passengers waited well over an hour to get through security at Atlanta's airport as it struggled to recover from ice and snow, federal officials tried to avoid a repeat of lines that snaked through the airport's atrium and past its food court.

Business Highlights

___ Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has narrowed its search for a second headquarters city to 20 locations, concentrated mostly in the East and the Midwest.