North Korea's threats have put the other countries in the region on edge. South Korea, Japan and China have a history of strained ties, but are united in wanting to restrain North Korea.
Scientists have been searching for the elusive sub-atomic particle that gives everything mass. As more and more data come in from the Large Hadron Collider that straddles France and Switzerland, they think they've found it.
This annual gathering of conservatives is the first since President Obama thwarted Republican efforts to retake the White House, a defeat of Mitt Romney that many in the GOP didn't see coming. And while there will be some backward glances, the conference is mostly about finding the way forward.
Samsung’s revealing its new Galaxy S4 phone today in New York. The smartphone is getting a lot of buzz because it’s the first phone set to challenge Apple’s 'cool.'
The producer price index -- prices received by U.S. companies -- rose 0.7 percent last month, its largest uptick in five months. Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial explains what's behind the rise and whether the U.S. should be worried about inflation.
Japan and China have failed to block new restrictions on shark fishing at an international conference in Thailand.
In Herkimer, N.Y., people are puzzled about why 64-year-old Kurt Myers allegedly opened fire at two different locations. Thursday morning, after a 19-hour standoff, he was killed in a shootout with police.
The pace of claims for unemployment insurance continues to be the lowest since January 2008. Meanwhile, higher energy costs pushed wholesale prices up sharply in February. But the upward pressure has since eased somewhat.
The producer price index -- prices received by U.S. companies -- rose 0.7 percent last month, its largest uptick in five months.
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain what's behind the rise and whether the U.S. should be worried about inflation.