I’m a parent. I have taken my children out of school for family events and other trips. I am also an educator, and I have seen the havoc these absences can wreak on students and their teachers.
Oil and natural gas moves are being attributed to index rebalancing, and most likely won't last, Steven Grasso says.
Media mogul Barry Diller tells CNBC that Sony deserves sympathy for the hacking attack and for President Barack Obama criticism.
Solar accounted for 1 out of every 78 new jobs in 2014, according to The Solar Foundation.
A kind of political free agency, surfacing before the new Senate has passed a single bill, poses an early test for the party as it looks to expand its power and prove it can govern.
More than one-third of people that the city’s Correction Department recently hired had problems that should have disqualified them or needed further scrutiny, the Department of Investigation found.
Duke University says it will hold a weekly call-to-prayer chant for Muslims from the bell tower at its famous chapel, a move that has drawn the ire of evangelist Franklin Graham.
In a story Jan. 14 about a court ruling in the case of three former Penn State administrators, The Associated Press reported erroneously which defendants two lawyers represent.
A judge has sentenced an Alabama woman to 219 years in prison for her role in an incestuous sex ring accused of molesting children for years.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said factory activity lowered from 24.3 percent in December to 6.3 percent in January.
The New York Times reports that a tightfisted government imposes very real costs, especially on Medicaid. The NYT reports.
Wisconsin's governor says Americans "don't want the worn out, tired views of the past."
The Swiss National Bank's move to break the franc away from its set value against the euro stunned financial markets.
The reason for the Swiss decision: It was getting very expensive for the Swiss National Bank to defend that 1.20 level.
These nine stocks are faring well despite the tumultuous market, USA Today reports.
A committee of scientific experts has concluded that there is no viable technological alternative to bulk collection of data by the National Security Agency that allows analysts access to communications whose significance only becomes clear years later.
Vimeo and Maker Studios signed a partnership agreement designed to shake up YouTube's stranglehold on the biggest video stars.
"Sometime, somebody's got to pass something, right?" Rep. Devin Nunes asks.
It's time for investors to take an activist approach and search for hidden fees and conflicts of interest.