Social Security is one of the most popular programs the federal government has ever put into place. In total, about 57 million Americans received retirement, disability, or survivors' benefits during 2012 at a cost of about $786 billion.
Is Quizno's toast? The now-troubled sandwich chain - known for its oven-toasted subs - filed for pre-packaged bankruptcy protection Friday, citing tough competition in the fast food arena.
WASHINGTON, March 14, (Agencies): US consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy's prospects.
China announced over the weekend it would expand the daily yuan trading band against the US dollar beginning on Monday as the country pushes for a more internationalized currency and market-based financial sector.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai has reached an agreement with Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates' central bank to extend payment of $20 billion of debt that was due this year.