WASHINGTON - Private employers hired more workers than expected in November, suggesting the labor market was improving enough for the Fed to start trimming its bond purchases. Full Article
BOSTON - Young Americans are unhappy with virtually every major thing President Barack Obama has done since he was re-elected, but they would still vote for him today, according to the results of a Harvard University survey released on Wednesday.
Dec. 4 - Investors' patience with Tesco is justifiably wearing thin. But while the turnaround is painfully slow, there's no obvious alternative, argues Breakingviews.
Luggage maker Samsonite has been on the acquisition trail, snapping up everything from luxury to sports labels. Tara Joseph asks CEO Tim Parker what he's eyeing next. Video
We have always had policy differences among the states. That's what federalism means. What's happening here is that the divergence between red America and blue America is growing. Progressive states and conservative states are moving farther and farther apart in their policies, just as they are in their politics. Commentary
Problems like global warming, with effects measured over centuries, might mean more to today’s policymakers if they knew they were going to personally face the consequences. The longer people expect to live, the more abstract concepts become practical concerns. Commentary
A video game called 'School Shooting,' backing the video gaming industry, and a qualified lawyer on hold
Is there really a video game in which a player controls a character who enters a school and shoots at students? Commentary
From the U.S. perspective, Australia is ideally positioned as a gatekeeper over contested waters and preserving crisis stability in Asia. From Australia's perspective, the bilateral interests are converging in security matters, but diverging in trade and investment. Commentary
Fundamental differences must be overcome before a comprehensive nuclear pact with Iran, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement or a Syria ceasefire can be brokered. Commentary