U.S. military forces conducted an operation in Somalia on Monday against the al-Shabaab militant group, the Pentagon said.
The NYSE's new owners have launched a bruising, top-to-bottom renovation that includes shrinking the company and reshaping its culture.
The most intriguing presidential jockeying is unfolding on the Republican side, writes Gerald F. Seib. And the GOP cast of characters spent the summer sorting themselves into a matrix of different categories.
Eric Cantor plans to join boutique investment bank Moelis & Co., as the recently deposed House majority leader embarks on a new career on Wall Street.
As their election hopes grow, Senate Republicans are starting to plan an agenda intended to extract policy concessions from President Obama without inducing the capital's market-rattling brinkmanship of recent years.
In California and other areas afflicted by drought, increasingly hot and expansive wildfires in recent years have rendered hilly areas vulnerable to debris runoff and other effects of mudslides.
Almost two years after superstorm Sandy, New York City has exceeded its goal of reimbursing 500 homeowners and beginning construction or repair work on 500 homes by Labor Day, the de Blasio administration said.
President Barack Obama used a Labor Day speech Monday in Milwaukee to accuse congressional Republicans of blocking policies meant to boost the fortunes of struggling Americans.
The Permian Basin, one of the oldest oil fields in Texas, may be on the verge of a glut that pushes down prices.
A panel of federal judges is the first appeals court to address the National Security Agency's controversial program amid efforts by Congress to rein it in.
After soaring in the years since the recession, use of food stamps, one of the federal government's biggest social-welfare programs, is beginning to decline.
The nation's largest municipal-bankruptcy case is set for a showdown trial starting Tuesday, pitting Detroit's emergency manager against holdout creditors seeking billions in payouts.
U.S. airstrikes helped break a two-month siege by Sunni militants on a Shiite town on Sunday, in apparent coordination with ground attacks by Shiite militias, local civilian fighters and Kurdish troops.
A State Department official said Monday it believes the closed U.S. Embassy compound in Libya remains secure, and an Islamist militia group apparently is guarding it.
North Korea gave foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia this week intending to reassure the region, rattled by Russia's incursion into Ukraine, that NATO remains committed to defending its Baltic members.