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The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate in the third quarter, a sharp revision from the 2.8 percent pace reported a month ago, data showed.
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Microsoft Corp pledged late Wednesday to fight in court against any attempt by U.S. intelligence agencies to seize its foreign customers' data under American surveillance laws, one of a series of steps aimed at reassuring nervous users abroad.
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The New York Metropolitan Opera will stage its first new production of Giuseppe Verdi's comic opera "Falstaff" in nearly 50 years on Friday and transmit a live performance next week to 2,000 movie theaters in 64 countries.
For lawyers preparing to sue over Sunday's deadly New York commuter rail accident, their success in court may depend largely on two factors: whether human error caused the derailment and if state or federal law governs railroad safety in the case.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in Birmingham, Alabama, Sept.15, 2013. He told Reuters on Wednesday that the Justice Department expects to bring more mortgage fraud cases against financial institutions next year..
Television host Martin Bashir resigned from the U.S. cable news network MSNBC on Wednesday after making controversial remarks about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin .
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at an event hosted by the Center for American Progress in Washington DC.
Canadian potash producer Agrium Inc said on Tuesday that it is not planning job cuts at its Vanscoy, Saskatchewan, mine, even after larger fertilizer rival Potash Corp of Saskatchewan revealed plans to slash staff.
Marcos Oleynick protests outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers on August 29, 2013.
More fast food and chain restaurants are posting calorie counts on their menus, but a new study suggests only one in three diners reads that information.
U.S. job growth likely remained solid in November, with the unemployment rate falling, which could bring the Federal Reserve a step closer to curtailing its massive monetary stimulus.
The U.S. unemployment rate could fall substantially early next year as belt-tightening in Washington throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.
The driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, told investigators he "lost focus" and went into a daze shortly before the crash, according to a law-enforcement source.
A sex worker demonstrates the use of a female condom during an Indian HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in 2010.
Britain vowed on Tuesday to step up its fight against modern-day slavery, warning that the discovery last month of three women imprisoned for 30 years in horrific conditions in London was just the tip of the iceberg.