Europe could be in for some major belt-tightening to handle the Greek debt crisis, as well as problems in Spain, Portugal, and Ireland. That could slow US economic growth somewhat.
Sarah Palin headlined the Boston 'tea party' Wednesday, where the rallying cry was once again 'taxation without representation.' Attendees wanted to rein in politicians and combat the stereotype that tea partyers are radical and racist.
The Case Shiller index rose 0.3 percent in January. Will the expected double dip in house prices be muted?
Federal help for winter storm damage is on the way to 35 areas in the US. Recovery hits state and local budgets hard.
A water pump forces water out of the basement of a Manton Avenue business in Providence, R.I., on April 1. The area was inundated with flood waters after the nearby Woonasquatucket River overran its banks due to record rainfall earlier in the week.
Retail sales for the week ending March 6 rose a robust 2.9 percent from a week earlier. Freed from snow and shovels, and ready for spring, shoppers bust loose.
Home prices were up in six cities last year, according to the Case Shiller index.
Concerns about the ability of Greece, Spain, and Portugal to pay their debts caused the Dow Jones Industrial average to drop more than 100 points, closing below 10000 for the first time since early November.
Astronomers have long suspected that objects in the main asteroid belt -- between Mars and Jupiter -- collide. Now they have what could be direct evidence.