The markets are also trying to digest new consumer confidence numbers that put it at its lowest level since 1980.
In the wild kingdom that is American finance, animal imagery has been used since the early 18th century to describe human behavior. Visualizing the stock market as a mangy menagerie of money managers and manglers somehow gives it more life, more...
Robert "Sandy" Vietze has likely lost his chance at participating in the Olympics after he was accused of urinating on an 11-year-old passenger on a cross-country flight.
The Captain Morgan technique was used by doctors fix hip dislocation in 12 patients, a study finds. The captain's pose turns out to be a good way for doctors to apply force to the hip without having to crawl up on the patient's gurney.
Fans and critics are speaking volumes about Jay-Z and Kanye West's new album. Guest host Allison Keyes speaks with NPR Music's Ann Powers and Frannie Kelley about why the album is such a big deal, and how some lyrics reflect themes of...
Photographer Simon Menner shares pictures he found deep in the archives of East Germany's secret police.
The Barbershop guys weigh in on the Super Committee picks, TBS' cancellation of George Lopez's show, and the 25th anniversary of the film "She's Gotta Have It." Guest host Allison Keyes speaks with author Jimi Izrael, civil...
William Bratton said the British Prime Minister called to ask if he would consult for the embattled police force.
Police say that Dionette Cherney, 67, had nearly finished crossing the six-lane street at the intersection of Mission St. and The Embarcadero, with the light in her favor, when a cyclist struck her in the bike lane next to the sidewalk.
A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favor of 26 states that filed suit to challenge a requirement in President Barack Obama's healthcare law that forced individuals to own health insurance. The mandate was declared unconstitutional, according to...