Interest rates, now at historic lows, should be raised, says Philadelphia Fed president. He argues the central bank should push up interest rates in 'the not-too-distant future.'
03/27/2011 01:14 pm
Levels of radioactive iodine reached 1,250 times above normal in seawater off the coast of Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, raising concerns about a containment crack.
03/26/2011 10:52 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/25
Three workers waded Thursday through water with critically elevated radiation levels. They are now being monitored, and officials are encouraging residents outside the initial evacuation zone to relocate.
03/25/2011 12:55 pm
Closely tied to Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and loyal to their company town, the Ouchi family wants only to go home. But officials are now urging the evacuation of anyone within 19 miles of the plant.
03/25/2011 11:27 am
Dow gains 84 points, up nearly 5 percent over the last six trading days.
03/24/2011 07:26 pm
Difficulties in measuring radiation are increasing confusion in Japan. The government must weigh incomplete and sometimes contradictory data before making decisions.
03/24/2011 05:33 pm
In Pictures Japan's pet survivors
Two weeks after the earthquake and tsunami, Japan is still coping with the aftermath. Now the concern is food and water.
03/24/2011 10:29 am
Tokyo tap water is again within acceptable drinking limits for infants, after briefly testing too radioactive. Meanwhile, three workers at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant were injured Thursday.
03/24/2011 10:07 am