The Dow Jones average closed at 12040.16 Tuesday. Crossing the 12000 level might encourage investors to spend more money.
Find out the best carrier for each of 26 American cities. Who really has America's best network? Verizon? AT&T? Sprint? T-Mobile?
Local utilities and states push to add car charging stations in anticipation of more E-cars hitting the road.
Blaine Gabbert: Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert (11) prepares to throw as Iowa Hawkeyes defensive end Adrian Clayborn (94) pursues during the third quarter of the Insight Bowl NCAA college football game on Dec. 28, 2010, in Tempe, Ariz.
Kwame Kilpatrick, the former Detroit mayor now in jail for violating probation in a Michigan case, is now facing new federal charges, along with his father Bernard. Federal prosecutors say Kwame Kilpatrick and other associates abused the public trust.
Ben Bernanke and the Fed are being lambasted, especially by GOP lawmakers, over policies to stimulate the economy. Some worry the criticism will sap the Fed's effectiveness.
Drilling shale to capture oil and gas is a technology that China, which burns a lot of coal, is eager to learn. That's why it's a partner in a south Texas 'fracking' project.
Chief Master Sgt. Bill Ross, a 35-year Air Force veteran (l.) and boy scouts Tyler Pollock and Liam Gallagher salute in honor of war veterans in Freeport, Maine, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The boy scouts and other volunteers raised 50 casket flags donated by the families of Freeport veterans.
Rescuers search for victims after a landslide in San Antonio de Escazu, a suburb of San Jose, Costa Rica, on Nov. 4. A rain-sodden hillside collapsed on homes early that morning, killing at least 20 people, many as they slept.
California's 2008 law to limit greenhouse-gas emissions is seen as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's biggest achievement. If it is undone by Proposition 23, other similar laws could follow, experts say.