October 22, 2013 Though only 148,000 more people were on employers' payrolls, the unemployment rate still dipped to 7.2 percent from 7.3 percent a month earlier. The report, which was delayed more than two weeks because of the partial government shutdown, is the latest look at how the economy is faring.
October 22, 2013 A late-night deal has ended a walkout that began on Friday. Workers had objected to management's effort to change work and safety rules. The two sides also disagreed on pay.
October 21, 2013 It's something of a tradition in the city; Many restaurants and other businesses that don't have liquor licenses allow customers to bring their own booze, beer and wine. Now there's talk of adding some regulations — and city fees — to control things.
October 21, 2013 Though sales edged down in September from August, they were still well above the pace of a year earlier. Much more will be learned about how the economy fared last month when data on jobs and unemployment are released Tuesday.
October 21, 2013 Reports are coming in from around the world about drugs, cellphones, tools and other things being strapped to cats who then slip into prison yards. According to the stories, the cats aren't talking.
October 21, 2013 New documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden allege that the U.S. collected information from millions of French phone calls and tapped into the emails of Mexico's president. France has demanded an explanation.
October 21, 2013 On 60 Minutes, the former vice president says that even though by mid-2000 he had already suffered three heart attacks and would soon suffer a fourth, "there's no question" he was "up to the task." So he didn't raise any concerns when doctors cleared him.
October 21, 2013 A court ruling Friday cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin at 12:01 a.m. ET Monday. In towns and cities across the state, officials presided over middle-of-the-night ceremonies. Republican Gov. Chris Christie initially said he would appeal the decision, but now has decided otherwise.
October 19, 2013 Multiple news outlets, including NPR, have been told that the bank and the Justice Department are zeroing in on that figure. At that level, the settlement would be the largest in U.S. history.
October 19, 2013 Bandleader Wallace Hartley is thought to have kept playing the instrument as the ship went down. It was later found, in a leather case, floating among the wreckage.
October 19, 2013 Mike Spencer Bown of Calgary, Canada, wondered if he could see "everything of interest." He believes he's accomplished his mission.