The cost of convenience is going up. Amazon announced Thursday that it was raising the price of its Prime membership service by $20, to $99 a year, the first hike since the program was launched in 2005.
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency and BP announced Thursday an agreement that would allow the energy giant to bid once again on deep-water offshore drilling leases, reversing a government decision two years ago to bar the ...
A scathing report released by the State Auditor says California's Employment Development Department failed to use a federal program to recoup $500 million in unemployment insurance over payments in the last three years.
The U.S. budget deficit narrowed in February after rising employment boosted individual taxes and the Federal Reserve delivered higher earnings on its portfolio.
Premier Li Keqiang held a once-a-year, carefully orchestrated news conference on Thursday in Beijing. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.