A US State Department insider examines the one thing no one in Iraq wanted to admit: defeat.
The minimally regulated, fast growing payday lending industry strips Americans of billions annually. It's time for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to implement regulations to curb predatory lending so that a $400 loan doesn't put a borrower thousands of dollars in debt.
Most federal social programs have never been evaluated for true effectiveness. The good news is that they are ideally situated for just such study.
After a Japanese researchers found rare earths near Hawaii, some are questioning the timing of the announcement
Even as both parties cite the need for progress on the budget, the partisan sniping is becoming unusually personal. Could markets get the jitters if the rancor lasts up to the debt ceiling deadline?
Freelance jobs are up 52 percent at Elance. The number of entrepreneurs are at a 15-year high. But the growth in freelance jobs mean less security for the workforce.
Identity theft involving tax returns rose fivefold between 2008 and 2010, a new study shows. Taxpayer identity theft typically involves stealing Social Security numbers and filing for refunds early.
Secretary of State Clinton said today that the US wants 'long-term' security ties with Pakistan. But in the wake of the bin Laden raid, some Americans and Pakistanis alike want to downgrade ties – and aid.
The oil industry is under fire from congressional Democrats for reaping big tax breaks even while amassing huge profits. Executives from major oil companies testified Thursday on Capitol Hill.