More than a year after the Supreme Court upheld the central provision of President Obama’s health care overhaul, a fresh wave of legal challenges to the law is playing out in courtrooms, the New York Times reports.
The Obama administration on Monday said added money would be an incentive for insurance companies to let people keep health policies canceled under national health care reform, the New York Times reports.
The number of banking institutions in the United States has dwindled to its lowest level since at least the Great Depression, as a sluggish economy, stubbornly low interest rates and heightened regulation take their toll, the Wall Street Journal reports.
A 22-year-old's death is the third since 2006 involving Ecstasy at raves staged in San Bernardino County by promoter Insomniac, the Los Angeles Times reports. The latest fatal overdose occurred at a concert promoted by L.A. company Insomniac.
Cyber Monday sales data might provide some good news after a slightly downbeat Black Friday, but one strategist tells CNBC that consumer spending this holiday season will show that the U.S. Federal Reserve's "wealth effect" simply isn't working.
The Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s Campaign, which provides aid to more than 15,000 entertainment industry workers and their families each year, the Hollywood Reporter says.
New FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on Monday noted that his agency should let the marketplace “evolve” before addressing whether Internet providers should be able to charge customers based on the amount of bandwidth they use, Variety reports.
Government regulators in New York have sent subpoenas to 16 so-called lead generator websites, part of a broader crackdown on the payday lending industry, the New York Times reports.
Chinese students have come out on top in an international standardized test covering mathematics, reading and science, far outscoring their U.S. counterparts who achieved below average marks in two out of three subjects, CNBC reports.
The United States is the world's most generous nation, according to a global index of giving, as a higher proportion of Americans helped a stranger than any other country in the world, CNBC reports.
In Tuesday morning trading, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 67 points to 15,942. The Nasdaq was up 1 point to 4,046. The S&P 500 fell 3 points to 1,798.
A former Caltrans chief has proposed an initiative for the 2014 ballot that would more than double the state vehicle license fee to raise funds for rebuilding roads and bridges and boosting mass transit, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Bank of America Corp. agreed to pay $404 million to Freddie Mac to settle claims related to bad mortgages the bank sold to the housing finance giant, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Both Lions Gate’s "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and Disney’s "Frozen" beat previous Thanksgiving weekend records, the Associated Press reports, with the former taking in at least $75 million in its second weekend, and the latter with $67 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Michigan industrial giant Dow Chemical on Monday said that it would shed about $5 billion worth of assets, which the New York Times reports makes it latest large industrial group to try to streamline itself.