The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have already cost the United States about $2.5 trillion, and researchers expect the price tag to reach some $4 trillion.
Innovation and entrepreneurship are at higher levels in dense, metropolitan areas like San Francisco and New York, according to The Economist.
Unless Congress takes emergency action, some say the Postal Service, operating at a deficit of $9 billion, could shut down by this winter.
Recessions are tough on workers, but lots of unemployment can also lay the groundwork for a better economy in the future.
From America to Spain and Italy, how the threat of strikes and bankruptcy threatened sports teams this year.
US and European sanctions on Syria putting the hurt on an economy already reeling from instability and uncertainty.
According to a study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 31 million children in the US now live in low-income families.
President Obama's foreign policy victories, which include Libya, dampened by America's current economic woes.
Congress debt panel discuss making cuts in defense, intelligence and military spending, including pensions for retirees with 20 years of military service.
Billionaire CEO Warren Buffett says increase taxes for the rich, but maybe capping CEO salaries is a better fix for the economy.