• Volkswagen Settles Emissions Lawsuit in U.S.

    Volkswagen had asked to delay the trial, but a judge dismissed the request. Credit Odd Andersen/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images WASHINGTON — Volkswagen’s unit in the United States has settled a lawsuit brought by a ...

  • Profile: The Redemption of Chris Hughes

    “I think that when people enjoy success of many sorts it is oftentimes easy to forget all of the factors that contribute to making that possible,” he said, citing his own upbringing. He grew up in ...

  • Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite

    The prosecutors have protected the identities of the witnesses, who are considered to be “of public interest.” Antonis Samaras, a former prime minister, in Parliament on Wednesday. He is on a list of politicians to ...

  • Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates

    A wave of turbulence passed through global equity markets in the days after the Fed’s January meeting. The government reported an unexpected increase in wages, and investors worried the Fed would respond by raising rates a ...

  • Dow, S&P Snap Winning Streak as Walmart Weighs

    In contrast, shares of online retailer Amazon climbed 1.4 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 254.63 points, or 1.01 percent, to 24,964.75, the S&P 500 lost 15.96 points, or 0.58 percent, to 2,716.26 and the ...