The notes are a long-standing holiday tradition, but 2013 has been a particularly rough year.
A N.J. waitress is out of a job, weeks after her story of being denied a tip because of her sexual orientation brought an outpouring of donations.
Egypt is on track for increased political stability, making it a good opportunity for potential investors.
Tech companies are mounting a public campaign to urge Obama to limit on government surveillance, the New York Times reports.
Jury selection gets underway Monday in the murder trial of a newlywed bride accused of pushing her husband to his death in Glacier National Park just days after their wedding.
Aron Ralston, who cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder, has been arrested for domestic violence.
The mother of a gunman who killed five girls at an Amish schoolhouse in Pennsylvania says she forgave her son soon after the 2006 massacre, just as the Amish themselves did.
A vaccine not licensed for use in the United States will be offered to thousands of Princeton University students beginning Monday, after a string of meningitis B cases at the college this year.
Spelman College president Beverly Tatum is one of four recipients of the Carnegie Corporation's 2013 Academic Leadership Award.
Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday outside Georgia Regents University's dental school calling for an end to the use of dogs in research.
The same company that revamped Atlantic Station is building Avalon, a high-end mix of restaurants, retail, residential and office space.
Gold prices will remain listless for the remainder of the year as investors await more visibility on when the Fed will start cutting bond purchases.
Aron Ralston, the hiker who was forced to amputate part of his own arm to free himself from a boulder under which he'd been trapped, was arrested and held by Denver police early Sunday.
The governors of eight Northeastern states plan to petition the Environmental Protection Agency to force stricter air pollution rules on nine Rust Belt and Appalachian states.
The carriers are shown to turn over records thousands of times a day in response to police emergencies, subpoenas and other requests.
Deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs on plans bought through the government are much higher than the typical employer-sponsored policy.
Eight major companies, led by Google and Microsoft, are calling for tighter controls on surveillance of their customers’ data by governments worldwide.
They're not exactly partying, but business economists are feeling a little more upbeat about 2014.
Wisconsin's ultra-liberal capital city is a place where just about anything goes, from street parties to naked bike rides. But city officials say a business is pushing even Madison's boundaries by offering, of all things, hugs.