US stocks edged higher Thursday, pushed up by a batch of bright earnings reports and encouraging news about home sales. The Dow rose 113 points to close at 13204
Declines in home prices may be slowing, according to one report, while another has found the first year-on-year increase in prices since July 2007.
On April 21, the fifth annual Record Store Day will get off to a rockin' start when doors open in about 1,000 record stores in some 20 countries.
Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian to win a Nobel Peace Prize, also spoke with the Monitor about her fight for human rights in Iran and challenged the supreme leader's role.
The late Manning Marable won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for history, honored for a Malcolm X book. But no Pulitzer Prize was awarded for fiction.
Minnesota's moral dilemma: Opening day of fishing season falls on Mother's Day weekend. Will government save family unity and change the calendar?
Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn has decided to resign from the big box retailer. Dunn has been Best Buy CEO for almost three years.
A four-part series in the Seattle Times charges Amazon with aggressive business practices and a lack of philanthropy.
A Delaware high school will allow students to wear hoodies Friday as part of a demonstration for Trayvon Martin. Who wears hoodies today and why?
Best Buy closings involve 50 big-box stores, 400 jobs at headquarters, and probably thousands more retail layoffs. Best Buy closings are the steepest yet for troubled retailer.