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A hearing on a case considered one of the major labor issues of the term was ‘improvidently granted.’
Legendary Entertainment has acquired Asylum Entertainment, a producer of scripted and non-scripted TV programming, including the mini-series "The Kennedys." Asylum will continue to operate as a sep...
Eleven months after American Airlines and US Airways announced plans to merge, the union that creates the world's largest airline became official Monday.
Five federal agencies are expected to vote to approve the Volcker Rule on Tuesday — though some might do so in private because of a snow storm in Washington — representing a potential shift in the balance of power in financial reform.
WASHINGTON — In a sprawling complex of laboratories and futuristic gadgets in Golden, Colo., a supercomputer named Peregrine does a quadrillion calculations per second to help scientists figure out how to keep the lights on.
The Obama administration said added money would be an incentive for insurance companies to let people to keep health policies that were to have been canceled.
Congress' unfinished business threatens to leave millions of Americans - including the unemployed, Pentagon contractors and even supermarket shoppers - in the lurch this holiday season.
Judge Steven W. Rhodes said Detroit could move forward with its financial reorganization, a decision that allows the struggling city to search for a way to pay off some portion of its debts and restore essential services to tolerable levels under...
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A federal appeals court has upheld lower court decision giving Warner Bros. Entertainment’s DC Comics the ownership of the Superman character.
Listen to David Plotz and Emily Bazelon discuss the filibuster vote on the Gabfest Extra. The Senate on Thursday afternoon voted, 52–48, to eliminate the use of the filibuster against the majority of presidential nominees.
Chinese officials announced a partnership Monday to ease online payment for plane tickets to the USA and elsewhere, with the goal of expanding foreign travel.
Chinese leaders agreed to loosen its one-child policy and to give market forces a greater role in the world's No. 2 economy, according to new details of a blueprint for reform.
Retailers ranging from Sears to Saks have all embraced shipping to compete against Amazon. They are shuttling merchandise store to store, warehouse to store, store to customer—often both quickly and free.
General Motors named product development chief Mary Barra as its first female chief executive, replacing Dan Akerson, who will retire next month.
The sale allows the nation’s largest automaker to continue its comeback free from the stigma of being known as “Government Motors.”
The General Motors chief executive, Daniel Akerson, will retire next month and be replaced by Mary T. Barra, the product development chief who is considered a key player in the overhaul of G.M.’s vehicle lineups.
SpaceX successfully blasted its first commercial payload into space, establishing itself as a low-cost alternative to legacy satellite-launch providers backed by U.S. and foreign governments.
Conservative critics, joined by their Republican allies on Capitol Hill, are trying to make the case that President Obama has overstepped his authority.
In yet another setback for the rollout of the health care law, the Obama administration announced that the online exchange for small businesses would not be available until next November.
It's not as sexy as the somewhat dubious promise of drones one day dropping off your online orders on your doorstep, but today's news from the Supreme Court may have a more immediate impact on Amazon's bottom line.
President Barack Obama plans to announce a $100 million competitive grants program to help equip high school students with skills needed to compete for jobs in a global economy increasingly reliant on technology.
The state-by-state nature of the Affordable Care Act exchanges isn't, in my opinion, a great idea. But since it generates variation it does give us useful data.
Defying a veto threat, 39 Democrats joined Republicans in approving the measure, which goes further than the fix that President Obama had previously announced.