Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown.
Donald Trump, the presidential candidate, would not like the way Trump, the president, is crowing about today's unemployment rate.
The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 7:40 a.m.
Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum discusses whether a government shutdown will impact the market.
___ US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia PARIS (AP) — A global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is growing quickly and is forecast to top that of heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Russia this year.
Stocks closed higher Friday, driving several of the major indexes to record highs.
The major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in early trading Friday as gains by banks and consumer-focused companies outweighed losses in energy and other sectors.
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m.
Delta Air Lines says for safety reasons it will require owners to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it's trained to behave itself.
Recognizing a global waste problem, Coca-Cola will attempt to collect and recycle a bottle or can for every one that it sells within 12 years.
A line of comforters are being recalled this week because of the potential presence of mold.
The federal government wants to change the rules on how most hogs slaughtered for meat in the U.S. are processed.
Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative.
Genpact CEO Tiger Tyagarajan on the impact of the increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) and robots on the job market.
Germany says it won't approve arms exports to countries involved in the conflict in Yemen, a move that could affect sales of military hardware to Saudi Arabia.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez on Amazon narrowing the field to 20 finalists for its second headquarters.
Asian stock markets were muted and the dollar fell on Friday following Wall Street's retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed on the weekend.
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Official figures show that retail sales in Britain sank in the holiday shopping month of December as higher prices squeeze consumers' spending power.
The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will appear at the World Economic Forum in Davos next Wednesday, a day when the event's focus is on Europe.