10/15/2013 12:09amAs talks between Republican and Democratic leaders lumber on in Washington, the American public sees an economic crisis looming if Congress is unable to raise the country's debt ceiling. But the people seem just as conflicted on the issue as their elected representatives.
10/15/2013 1:01amIt's not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days.
10/15/2013 1:02amHere's a look at how various airlines are changing the seats on their planes.
10/15/2013 1:03amA LITTLE TIGHTER: Airlines are squeezing more seats onto planes. Many commonly-used planes on U.S. routes are getting an extra row. Many of Boeing's 777s, which are used for international flights, are now getting 10 seats across instead of nine.
10/15/2013 3:02amThe cost to Germans of subsidizing renewable energy is set to rise nearly 20 percent next year _ highlighting a problem for the government as it manages the country's exit from nuclear power.
10/15/2013 7:09amShareholders in the Alitalia airline have agreed to a 300 million-euro ($400 million) capital increase to save Italy's flagship carrier from bankruptcy.
10/15/2013 9:36amEarlier this year, Warren Buffett congratulated a group of three Kentucky kids for developing kits to help their peers set up businesses.
10/15/2013 9:55amPICKET LINES: More than a thousand French Alcatel-Lucent workers marched to the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday, staging a mock funeral that the CEO warned could easily become a reality for the telecommunications company.
10/15/2013 10:14amSmall shareholders in Royal Mail on Tuesday had their first opportunity to cash in on the stock's spectacular stock market debut.
10/15/2013 10:26amSCHOOL BOOK: Nearly 1,500 schools are using a program built around the self-help bestseller "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" that's meant to teach students principles from the book.
10/15/2013 10:27amSEEKING STABILITY: European Union officials on Tuesday approved the creation of a centralized banking supervisor, marking another step in the 28-country bloc's long quest to stabilize its financial system.
10/15/2013 10:41amFactory activity in the New York region expanded more slowly in October, a sign that the partial government shutdown may be weighing on the economy.
10/15/2013 12:17pmHere are key dates to watch as Congress negotiates over raising the U.S. government's debt limit:
10/15/2013 1:11pmThe Italian government has approved a 2014 budget with spending and tax cuts aimed at returning Italy's economy to growth and bringing it under the EU budget deficit ceiling.
10/15/2013 1:36pmA look at health care giant Johnson & Johnson's third-quarter revenue by division and for selected products and categories:
10/15/2013 3:02pmA speedy settlement by some companies with the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam won't put a quick end to lawsuits from customers who authorities say were cheated out of discounts and rebates.
10/15/2013 3:03pmEarlier this year, Warren Buffett congratulated a group of three Kentucky kids for developing kits to help their peers set up businesses.
10/15/2013 3:15pmIt's no surprise that investors get nervous every time politicians debate raising the U.S. debt limit.
10/15/2013 4:20pmFREIGHT FORTUNES: CSX railroad's quarterly net income grew 2 percent to $463 million, and the results beat Wall Street expectations.
10/15/2013 4:26pmA government lawyer told jurors that billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had an unfair and illegal advantage over other investors when he dumped $7.9 million in shares of an Internet company and then lied about why he sold.
10/15/2013 4:40pmWal-Mart Stores Inc. is embracing a disciplined approach to expansion as it responds to a challenging global economy and increasing consumer demands for more convenience.
10/15/2013 5:05pmThe Fitch credit rating agency has warned that it is reviewing the U.S. government's AAA credit rating for a possible downgrade, citing the impasse in Washington that has raised the threat of a default on the nation's debt.