The US economic recovery still needs help from the Federal Reserve despite signs of improvement, the central bank's chairman Ben Bernanke said.
While Egypt's government attempted to crackdown on street protests by shutting down internet and mobile phone services, United States is preparing to reintroduce a bill that could be used to shut down the internet.
The number of illegal immigrants in the United States levelled off at around 11 million in 2010, ending a two-year slide since the start of the recession, according to a study released on Tuesday.
General Motors said on Thursday that it was withdrawing its application to borrow $14.4 billion from a pool of federal money intended to help automakers build more fuel efficient vehicles.
The number of newly signed sale contracts on existing United States homes registered another increase in December, beating analysts' expectations.
United States President Barack Obama’s forthcoming visit to Latin America has cause upset in Argentina, because he will not be visiting the country. In March Obama will embark on his first trip to South America and Central America, visiting Chile, Brazil and El Salvador as he tries to shore up security and economic ties with the emerging economies.
The US president has been focusing on jobs and the economy as he addressed the public in his annual State of the Union speech.
United States President Barack Obama has announced that he will pay his first visit to Brazil and other South American countries in March.
United States family home prices, fell for a fifth straight month in November and could reach new lows soon, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
US President Barack Obama has decided to run his re-election campaign from his native Chicago, in the hope of recreating the 2008 winning formula.