A package of gun control proposals, including a ban on assault weapons, will be unveiled on Wednesday by President Barack Obama in response to the last month's Connecticut school massacre, the White House announced.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- More than a million people failed background checks to buy guns during the past 14 years because of criminal records, drug use or mental health issues, according to FBI figures.
But only about 1 percent of federal background ch
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Veterans who have recently returned home are getting the attention of Wal-Mart.
Wal-Mart Stores said Tuesday that, over the next five years, it will hire every veteran who honorably left the military in the last year.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Some construction firms expect to hire more workers in 2013, but don't call it a comeback just yet.
About 31% of construction companies plan to hire workers this year, while only 9% of firms plan to cut jobs.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- One member of the Federal Reserve wants the central bank to stimulate the economy even more.
Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, said Tuesday that he believes the Fed is still not doi