The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.
Investor Warren Buffett says the economy continues the steady improvement that began in fall of 2009 and he remains optimistic despite Russia’s advance into Ukraine.
Ben Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.
For the first time since October, Americans no longer think politicians are the biggest national problem.
Drawing a link between reduced fuel consumption and climate change, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that his administration will issue tougher fuel-efficiency standards for delivery trucks by March 2016.
Anti-government forces leave Kiev City Hall in return for the release of all jailed protesters.
As the debate shapes up over a possible minimum wage increase, the loudest voices on both sides are talking about Maryland’s whole economy — not just the plight of individual workers or employers.
The United States has hit its debt ceiling limit.
“Made in Rural America” initiative aims to help American farmers increase their sales to other countries.
A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.