Depending on the full toll in New York, it could be much, much greater.
It's all about stress.
The Republican nominee says states should handle more disaster relief. But that doesn't mean he'd kill off Washington's role completely.
Why the King of Beers' decline at home and rise abroad could point to the future of American products
Even as U.S. consumers are perking up, the global economy and our dysfunctional congress appear to be making companies pull back.
The University of Phoenix's awful quarterly results might be a sign of things to come.
Are women and men really more equal in Lesotho than America?
The United States might well need more ships. But we also need a credible plan to pay for them.
When Obama slapped a tariff on Chinese tires, it cost American consumers a billion dollars a year and produced few, if any, jobs.
Went to school for engineering? Smart move.
Children of the wealthy are much more likely to be enrolled in nursery school -- and that has long-term consequences.
Discrimination, the careers women choose, and the burdens of motherhood could all play a role, says a Cornell economist.
Battery maker A123 Systems just declared bankruptcy after receiving a $249 million federal grant. Believe it or not, there's a silver lining here.
In the wake of last night's epic theft from a Dutch museum, the founder of the FBI's art crimes team explains why stealing masterpieces is a terrible business plan.
We'd have to start acting a lot more like China, for one.
Ignore all confusing rhetoric. In the end, one candidate really wants to raise taxes, and one wants to cut benefits. Guess which is which.
The Obama campaign has already tried blaming the Bush tax cuts for the recession. Last night, Biden added Iraq, Afghanistan, and Medicare Part D to the list.
In 2003, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor suggested racial preferences would be a unnecessary relic within a quarter century. Then a few economists put her idea to the test.
Does affirmative action cheat hard-working white students? Does it hurt minorities? Does it even work? That's the high-stakes debate happening now at the Supreme Court. Here's how a stoic economist might respond.