Obama declares income inequality a 'defining challenge of our time'
US factory orders drop 0.9 percent in October on fewer orders for aircrafts and computers
US jobless claims tumble 23,000 to 298,000, sign that companies are laying off fewer workers
Central bank for euro currency union keeps rates on hold despite weak recovery
Kroger 3rd-quarter profit matches Wall Street expectations; sticks to its outlook for the year
Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in early trading as retailers report weak results
GM's Chevrolet to largely withdraw from Europe as company focuses more strongly on Opel
Hundreds of broadcasters from across the country attended a retirement sendoff for WTOP vice president of news and programming Jim Farley at the Newseum Wednesday night.
Oil edges higher above $97 a barrel on US stockpile drop but Mideast supply outlook caps gains
US futures are mixed as retailers post lackluster sales; US reports on jobs, factory orders
Pepco seeks $43.3 million rate increase in Prince George's, Montgomery counties
Ratings agency Moody's upgrades Spanish outlook as country's debt woes ease
Bailed-out Cyprus says first privatization of state-owned company to take place in 2 years
Asian stocks in the red after strong US data renew fear of December stimulus cut
Veteran Schaeuble makes clear he wants to stay as German finance minister in Merkel's 3rd term
Radiant Orchid, a hot pink-infused shade of purple, is Pantone's pick as top color of 2014
Stores get sneaky to get your money -- so you better get sneaky right back.
Germany's Merck to buy high-tech materials supplier AZ Electronic Materials for $2.6 billion
Fed survey: Economic growth held steady in October and November despite government shutdown
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