Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson scored a rhetorical winner in a Republican debate Thursday by saying that his neighbor's dogs 'have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration.' But President Obama's latest jobs plan includes a call for more spending on roads and bridges, an idea that has at least some Republican support. Here's a look at the debate over infrastructure and the economy.
Why 'Terra Nova' could be one of the most exciting shows of the fall season.
Raising the debt ceiling may not be enough to keep rating firms from downgrading US credit from its coveted 'triple-A' rating. What would a downgrade mean for the US economy?
Patents held by the bankrupt Canadian company, Nortel, have been snatched up by a consortium for $4.5 billion in cash. The consortium bid five times more than Google for the patents.
US-Canada trade is back to prerecession levels. But the real growth in US – and Canadian – exports is coming from elsewhere.
The Atlanta Thrashers have been sold to a business group that intends to move the team to Winnipeg next season. The looming question is whether the move will set off a chain reaction.
Democratic Vice President Joe Biden and Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor used separate Memorial weekend radio messages to offer sharply differing views of the US economy and the best course for economic policy.
G-20, a group of financial leaders from 20 of the world's biggest economies, meets in Washington to discuss challenges facing the global economy. The G-20 talks are focusing on how to prevent imbalances in trade and government debt.
Five forms of new technology that can change the world: From the computer that beats humans on "Jeopardy!" to cellphone apps for African pick-and-hoe farmers, to satellites that spy on human rights abusers.