Beyond this week, however, Wall Street has reason to be nervous as Congress nears the actual deadline on Aug. 2 to raise the $14.3 trillion borrowing ceiling.
Top Pentagon contractors have been bleeding secrets for years as a result of penetrations of their computer networks, current and former national security officials say.
The United States is warning that a cyber attack presumably if it is devastating enough could result in real-world military retaliation.
The nation's great migration south and west is slowing, thanks to a housing crisis that is making it hard for many to move.
The latest outlook from U.S. business economists is dire. They see the economy shrinking further in 2008 and next year.
Tampa Bay Rays rallied past the Boston Red Sox 5-4 to snap a four-game skid and extend their lead in the AL East.
Nebraskas new safe-haven law allowing parents to abandon unwanted children at hospitals with no questions asked is unique in a significant way: It goes beyond babies and potentially permits the abandonment of anyone under 19.
OPEC is cutting 2.2 million barrels a day from its output the largest ever at one time to stem crude prices that have plummeted over 70 percent from summer highs of nearly $150.