WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence jumped this month on a better outlook for hiring and overall growth, supporting other signs that show the economy could accelerate in 2014. The Conference Board said Tuesday that […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials say the flu season seems to be getting off to more normal start this year. Reports of the flu have been increasing, particularly in the South. But it’s nothing like […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans, who’re increasingly optimistic about improving economic conditions, are expected to spend at a more rapid clip during the upcoming holiday shopping season than they did last year. But that could […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter’s mother has lost its federal firearms license.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy has strengthened after pausing late last year but still needs the Fed’s extraordinary support to help lower high unemployment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies are much more optimistic about their sales prospects than they were three months ago, though many remain cautious about hiring.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of federal background checks for firearms sales declined in the U.S. last month, as retailers continue to run out of guns to sell during a buying spree driven by Washington’s new focus on gun control.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.
REPRESA, Calif. (AP) – Guards have quelled a fight among inmates at California State Prison, Sacramento that has left one inmate shot and at least 10 others hospitalized with stab or slash wounds. State Corrections […]