Italy is expected to become the first major democracy to sign a memorandum of understanding to join China's "Belt and Road" initiative.
UC Berkeley sociologist Arlie Hochschild traveled to Louisiana, the second-poorest state, to explore why its neediest populations simultaneously rely on federal aid and reject the concept of “big government.” As Paul Solman reports, the author and professor discovered many residents…
By Barbara Ortutay, Frank Bajak, Associated Press
Facebook said there is no evidence its employees abused access to the data, but thousands of employees could have searched them.
By Stan Choe, Associated Press
Borrowers, homeowners and investors could all benefit from the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates steady for the foreseeable future.
By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
The 166-year-old blue jeans company, which owns the Dockers and Denizen brands, previously went public in 1971, but the namesake founder's descendants took it private again in 1985.
By Jari Tanner, Associated Press
Researchers say Finland has succeeded in generating a happiness recipe not simply dependent on economic and material wealth.
By Rianka Dorsainvil
How homeowners file their taxes this year could be affected by a number of new changes, including the cap on mortgage interest deductions.
The Fed is all but sure to keep its key short-term rate — which can influence mortgages and credit cards — below 2.5 percent.
By Mae Anderson, Associated Press
By buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men, Disney aims to better compete with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers' attention and dollars.
By Associated Press
The European Commission found that Google breached EU antitrust rules by preventing other websites from using rival advertising programs.
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