A look at the congressional franking privilege, a survival from Colonial days, updated for the Internet era.
Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn tells CNBC why oil could go even lower.
U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007.
The former CBS News correspondent will testify on the second day of Lynch's hearing for Attorney General.
If there's ever been an a earnings announcement when earnings themselves aren't important, it's Yahoo's fourth quarter.
Nine black men arrested for integrating a whites-only South Carolina lunch counter 54 years ago may be heroes in the historic record, but in the record of the law they are still convicted trespassers.
A man opened fire on police attending a swearing-in ceremony for new officers in New Hope, Minnesota, on Monday night.
Twice-convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill is set to be executed in Georgia on Tuesday night, despite pleas from human rights groups and legal representatives who say his intellectual disability should make him ineligible for the death penalty.
Its impact didn't reach the epic levels many government officials had warned of, but the first blizzard of 2015 is keeping much of the U.S. Northeast shut down -- at least for the day.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says markets will be "stupid" following the disappointing earnings reports released Tuesday.
Unemployment rates fell in 42 U.S. states last month, the latest sign that strong hiring is boosting job opportunities nationwide.
After gaining no new ground in December or January, this bull market has officially stalled. That may change this week.
High winds and whiteout conditions swept across New England as the storm moved up the East Coast, leaving the island of Nantucket without power.
Caterpillar's Doug Oberhelman tells CNBC the Fed should put off raising interest rates given the "fragile economy."
A New Jersey high school student was arrested last week and charged with assaulting a teacher in a classroom.
The House minority leader says the former presidential candidate wouldn't beat Hillary Clinton.
Facebook's Oculus VR is getting into movies with an in-house studio dedicated to making virtual-reality films.
Home prices rose at a slower rate yet again in November, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index.
Sales of new U.S. homes accelerated strongly in December, a sign that home-buying may improve this year after a lackluster 2014.