Even though the Federal Reserve is becoming more upbeat about the recovery of the US economy, it has left interest rates unchanged and close to zero
Boeing’s revolutionary lightweight 787 Dreamliner passenger plane has safely landed after its first five hour test flight.
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Hollywood’s award season is getting down to business. The nominations for the Golden Globe awards have been announced in Los Angeles.
Elvis may have left the building but he has not left the hearts of his millions of fans. To mark what would have been his 75th birthday in January
President Barack Obama has turned up the heat on the bosses of top US banks.
At a meeting at the White House he told them they were not giving
Disgraced golfer Tiger Woods has confessed to cheating on his wife and says he is taking a break from the sport to repair his shattered marriage
America’s biggest financial reforms since the Great Depression are still on track, with victory for President Obama in the House of Representatives
Christmas is coming and the stores are getting full.
US shoppers were out in force in November and signs of stabilisation in the jobs market
Long-awaited CGI epic “Avatar” – which has just premiered in London – is being hailed as a new milestone in cinematic history.
US chocolate maker Hershey and the philanthropic trust that controls it are close to deciding whether to bid for Britain’s Cadbury according to a
As President Obama defended America’s Afghan strategy in Oslo, the US’ top soldier in Afghanistan followed a similar theme before Congress.
With 15 million jobless Americans facing a grim holiday season, President Barack Obama has announced several programmes to boost US employment
A ruling by the US government that greenhouse gases threaten human health has raised hopes that further progress can be made at the Copenhagen
The projected long-term cost of the US government’s bailout of America’s big banks will be at least 200 billion dollars less than previously thought
In California they might be forgiven for viewing the latest employment figures somewhat sceptically. US unemployment stabilised in November after
The latest jobless figures in the US showed that unemployment stabilised in November after previously rising sharply. Employers cut eleven thousand
The American branch of the European defence firm EADS has won a contract to supply the US army with 45 UH-72A light utility helicopters. The deal
He may have saved America’s, nay, the world’s banking system but Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke is facing a Senatorial bid to claw back some of
Bank of America has created the surprise of the week so far by announcing it will repay 45 billion dollars of taxpayer bailout funds over the next
The top US military commander in Afghanistan has met senior politicians there as part of a charm offensive to sell Barack Obama’s new strategy
The Princess And The Frog is the latest feature from the Disney stable and the first hand-animation since 2004. It is set in New Orleans and the
The billionaire golf star Tiger Woods has admitted he has “let his family down” amid a media storm about his private life. The husband and
Fritz Henderson has resigned his post as Chief Executive of General Motors after just eight months behind the wheel.
Company directors agreed that
President Obama’s announcement of an extra thirty thousand US troops for Afghanistan has put pressure on America’s allies to follow suit. Pentagon
There will be 30,000 more American troops in Afghanistan by next summer and the US contingent will start to withdraw from the conflict in 18 months
Tween dreamboat Zac Efron is leaving High School Musical behind him, with his latest film Me And Orson Welles, also starring Christian McKay.