The 7 percent unemployment rate accompanied a gain of 203,000 jobs
A Needham & Co. report estimates that most cable TV channels would vanish if consumers could—as they say they'd prefer—spend $30 monthly on 15 to 20 channels
Democrats have a lock on the dozen largest cities in the U.S.
It lets customers go off the grid when utilities charge their highest rates and provides a backup during outages
The settlement ends an eight-year legal fight waged by African American brokers
Jeff Bezos's plan to deliver packages via unmanned aerial drones is crazy—which means you shouldn't bet against him
After selling out 5,000 designer Starbucks cards in six minutes last year, Starbucks is offering a mere 1,000 of them at noon on Friday
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
Rank: 9 (No change)
Budget gap (as a % of the total budget): 12.80%
Total gap: $2.2 billion
Gap before budget was approved: $1.2 billion
Additional midyear gap: $974 million
Governor Timothy Kaine, who has already made major cuts to university and community-college funding, said that the state's shortfall in its two-year budget could triple, to about $3 billion, if the economy's rapid decline continues. Kaine's plan also calls for slashing 1,500 state jobs and increasing the cigarette tax. Tax revenues are down partly because of the falling real estate market and drops in retail sales revenue.