Applications for unemployment benefits rose to 282,000 last week, higher than economists expected, but lower on average for the 23rd week in a row, a sign typical of a strengthening labor market.
WASHINGTON The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.
PARIS -- A French prosecutor says the piece of wing discovered in July on a remote Indian Ocean island has been formally identified as having come from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The U.S. Federal Reserve will need to raise interest rates soon if the dollar is to push much higher, according to a Reuters poll of foreign exchange strategists.
A hiker walking the Australian bush outside Canberra on Wednesday spotted something very strange. Against a backdrop of green grasses and brown shrubs stood a giant globe of white.