Retail giant Target (NYSE:TGT) on Monday announced its intention to increase its hourly minimum wage to $15 by the end of 2020, a decision one analyst said other retailers may not feel too much pressure to follow.
An earlier version of a healthcare bill Republican leaders are trying to push through the U.S. Senate would save at least $133 billion over 10 years, Congress' nonpartisan budget agency said on Monday, suggesting it meets requirements to clear the chamber on a simple majority vote.
Estimates of the size of a Hurricane Harvey aid package for Texas and Louisiana rose on Thursday, with one proposal being drafted for $150 billion, while the White House promised to make a request for funding soon to Congress.
Greece is under a news blackout after the country's biggest press union called a 24-hour strike to protest the feared closure of a special health care fund for media employees.
Asian stocks declined Tuesday as investors watched U.S.-North Korean tensions after a fall in tech shares dragged down Wall Street.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins' decision to oppose the GOP push to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul leaves the effort all but dead.
China has postponed enforcement of sweeping new controls on food imports following complaints by the United States, Europe and other trading partners that they would disrupt billions of dollars in trade.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to meet with the president of the European Council as she tries to break the deadlock in negotiations on leaving the European Union.
French President Emmanuel Macron will lay out his vision for a more unified Europe, with a joint budget for countries sharing the euro currency and a stronger global voice despite Brexit looming.
The Asian Development Bank is raising its growth forecast for Asia's developing economies because global trade and conditions in the world's biggest economies are improving more than expected.
Several NFL owners locked arms with their players this weekend instead of taking a challenge from President Donald Trump to fire them for protesting during the national anthem.
It is no secret that the bulk of Ivanka Trump's merchandise comes from China.
The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to face an especially tough hearing in front of Congress on Tuesday, after the agency acknowledged that it also was a victim to a hack.
As Ivanka Trump's political influence grows, so does secrecy surrounding her fashion brand's business ties in China
As Ivanka Trump's political influence grows, so does secrecy surrounding her fashion brand's business ties in China.
Japan's government has approved a revision to its 30-to-40-year plan to decommission the Fukushima nuclear plant, delaying by two more years the removal of radioactive fuel rods in two of the three reactors damaged in the 2011 disaster.
The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to be grilled by Congress on Tuesday over a 2016 hack of the regulator's corporate filing system.
U.S. stock indexes inched lower Monday in a quiet open to trading for the week.
Finisar tries to buy more time once again, but production issues continue to plague results.
Federal agencies are ramping up their response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico as the Trump administration seeks to blunt criticism its response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of its efforts after the storms that hit Texas and Florida.
Nordstrom has finally completed its full-line expansion in Canada, which should help the company's Canadian operations turn profitable in the near future.
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Poised to reveal a tax plan that is a pillar of "his economic policy and delivering on a campaign pledge, President Donald Trump is promising "The largest tax cut in the history of our country."
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump, adding that he is working to change the department's regulatory culture to be more business friendly.
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Video-game voice actors have agreed to end a nearly yearlong strike against several major gaming publishers.
A probation-for-profit company that heaped fees on central Tennesseans convicted of minor offenses, even though many were too poor to pay, has agreed to a $14.3 million settlement to reimburse those charges.
A brazen alternative to the Trump tax plan would address many concerns from both Republicans and Democrats.
Instagram doubled its active advertisers in the last six months.