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.
U.S. officials are allowing BP to once again bid on government contracts, lifting a ban imposed on the energy giant after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.
NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average is suffering from a birthday bash hangover. Ever since celebrating the bull market's fifth birthday on Sunday, the Dow hasn't had a winning session.
SACRAMENTO - California's deficit-plagued unemployment insurance program missed out on more than half a billion dollars in federal money in recent years when state officials failed to take advantage of a new federal program.
Premier Li Keqiang held a once-a-year, carefully orchestrated news conference on Thursday in Beijing. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.