Dow falls 29 points as gold soars to new record and oil prices reach highest level since 2008. Traders focus on impact on stocks of a potential government shutdown.
Stocks fell initially on Japan's latest earthquake, but recovered some of their losses. The Dow average dropped 17 points; the S&P 500 index fell 2 points.
National Guard Capt. Kurt Bishop was a respected chaplain. But store-bought military decorations – including a Purple Heart – ruined his career. Do they erase his good deeds in an Afghanistan combat hospital?
U.S. citizenship test: Some 450 years after America's founding, is civic ignorance at an all-time high? A Newsweek poll of US citizens from all 57 states reveals how misinformed we really are.
While Americans are paying an average of $3.51 per gallon to fill up their gas tanks, the average is far higher – $3.90 – in California due largely to laws requiring specific blends for emission standards. How do people cope with $4 gas prices? One is buying fewer lattes, another is following dubious web tips and filling up only in the morning. Here are five portraits of taken from two California gas stations where the prices were $4.01 and $4.11 for a gallon of regular Tuesday.
Costco will sell a designer's line of wedding dresses at in-store 'trunk shows' around the United States.
Borders bankruptcy comes at a time when the company reports $2 million in losses each day at the stores it plans to close.
Local utilities and states push to add car charging stations in anticipation of more E-cars hitting the road.
The turkey, a bird native to North America, represents Thanksgiving for many people. In this photo released by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a wild turkey named Franklin walks among the fallen leaves at the Prospect Park Zoo in New York City on Oct. 14, 2010.