A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday, and the boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first of his three fights against Joe Frazier sold for $388,375.
With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday's monthly jobs report to send a similar message.
The MoneyPak card, used to transfer cash by those without access to conventional bank accounts, has also caught the eye of criminals, from a Maryland jail gang to an online prostitution ring in North Carolina.
In something of a consolation prize in a year marred by gridlock, the Senate approved expanding veterans’ health care and replenishing the Highway Trust Fund.
U.S. equities' bull run is far from over and stocks have a further 25 percent to run, one commentator told CNBC.
A man who worked for years as a Northern California helicopter news pilot without a legal pilot's license has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.
A pro-North Korea newspaper quoted Kenneth Bae, an imprisoned American missionary, as saying that he felt abandoned by the United States.
When Bush's book comes out, it's sure to force a re-evaluation of the Bushes on many levels.
The Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., is a 125-year-old state tradition that marks the start of general election season.
Jonnie R. Williams Sr., a wealthy Virginia businessman and the star witness in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, testified for a second day on Thursday.
Prosecutors have filed second-degree murder charges against a couple they say owned two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on in rural Michigan.
Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor of California, spent a week pretending to be homeless in Fresno, Calif., an experiment that added some sorely needed publicity to his campaign while also attracting some ridicule.
Lawmakers fund transportation programs but will need to revisit the issue in May.
A suspect in the 2010 killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious, was extradited to the United States from Mexico on Thursday.
The Chinese retail giant has made a half-dozen major investments in American start-ups over the last year, focusing on mobile and e-commerce.
A report by the agency’s inspector general also found that C.I.A. officers read the emails of the Senate investigators and sent a criminal referral to the Justice Department based on false information.
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector continued to pick up steam in July, two sets of data showed, as Beijing's drip-feed of stimulus filtered through the economy.
A $659 million emergency spending measure to address the surge of young migrants was withdrawn, but leaders are expected to hold another meeting Friday morning to decide how to proceed.
Mississippi voters came to hear Mr. Cochran give his stump speech at the Neshoba County Fair, a 125-year-old tradition that signifies the beginning of the general election season.
The vote comes nearly four months after reports of mismanagement and corruption at the agency.