HOUSTON - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, BP is being welcomed back to seek new oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico.
With the first hint of spring sunshine last month, shoppers began emerging from hibernation, fueling hopes that a particularly bitter winter was to blame for the sour economic signals of recent months.
Under a plan unveiled Thursday, Liberty Broadband Group would house the firm's interests in Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable and TruePosition.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. government is running a deficit that is 23.6 percent lower than in the same period a year ago through the first five months of this budget year, another sign of improvement in the nation's finances.
China's Premier, Li Keqiang, was speaking after the annual session of the national people's congress. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images.