By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
For many candidates in energy-boom states, support for increased oil and gas drilling isn't just sound policy — it's also good for their personal business.
U.S. manufacturing shrank in June for the first time in nearly three years, adding to signs that economic growth is weakening.
Consumers spent more on cars and in big chain stores in June but falling gas prices held back retail sales.
Squeezing the nozzle handle, staring at the ever-rising price of gas, hardworking American families are wondering when the increases will stop. Despite temporary dips in prices, the trend toward $5 seems almost unstoppable. Is that a bad thing?
With gas prices once again flirting with $4 a gallon nationally, Democratic senators called CEOs from the country's five major oil companies to Congress on Thursday for what has become a regular scolding over their high profits, and said the time has come to end tax breaks the industry enjoys.
Senate Democrats challenged leading oil industry executives Thursday to justify generous tax breaks at a time when people are paying $4 a gallon for gas.
Fixed mortgage rates dipped to the lowest level of the year this week. The third straight weekly decline comes at the start of the peak buying season.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. remains atop the Fortune 500 list even as it struggled to keep its U.S. customers coming in the door.
Exxon Mobil earned $9.25 billion in the last three months of 2010, its most profitable quarter since the record third quarter of 2008.
Stocks fell moderately Friday as investors continued a sell-off that began a day earlier over worries about the pace of the recovery.
Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones visited Washington on Tuesday to urge Capitol Hill lawmakers and others to help reduce the number of childhood drownings, particularly among blacks, who are roughly three times more likely to die in such accidents.
Exxon Mobil, the world's largest corporation, is much criticized for raking in huge profits and polluting the environment, but could the epitome of Big Oil some day become an endangered species?
Recent events in the South American country of Venezuela are disturbing, or at least should be to all clear-thinking people.