As the presidential election draws to an end, many economists say the winner won't make much difference to the U.S. economic outlook for 2013.
When it comes to election-season tchotckes, even the inventor of the Chia Pet has gotten in on the action.
We live our lives online now, tweeting our thoughts and uploading Facebook photos everywhere we go. But if you snapped a quick picture of your ballot this Election Day, you may have broken a state law. Most states expressly prohibit filming or photographing inside polling places, or disallow the sharing of one's own ballot. The rules vary widely from state to state, and so do the potential punishments -- but experts say actual prosecution is unlikely.
Online voting is taking off in local elections, particularly overseas. But Americans shouldn't expect to vote for the president on their laptop or iPad anytime soon. The battle over whether to digitize the voting process has become a full-blown war in the United States, even as countries like Canada, Norway and Australia have increasingly adopted online systems. Proponents say going digital will boost voter turnout, while naysayers cite hacking and other security threats as risks too great to overcome in the near future.
U.S. stocks gained ground Tuesday as voters went to the polls on Election Day to choose the next president of the United States.
It's no secret that Amazon's main streaming video competitors are Netflix and Hulu Plus. A new pricing setup pits the retailer even more squarely against its rivals.
Financial services firms based in the city of London will continue to shed staff over the next two years, taking employment in the sector back to its lowest level in twenty years, according to a study released Tuesday.
More Brazilian companies are moving into Africa amid a government drive to build closer economic ties with the continent.
Greece is back on investors' radar this week as its parliament agonizes over new austerity measures aimed at averting bankruptcy.
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A recent night out in Atlanta ended in charges of disorderly conduct for "Avatar" star Sam Worthington, but the charges have since been dropped.
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Jay-Z's "99 Problems" has gotten an Election Day remix. The rapper joined Bruce Springsteen at President Obama's election rally in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, and at first had a bunch of songs planned, as he told the crowd of about 15,000. "Then they told me no colorful language, so I brought two songs," he said.