January 2014 Headlines

Cost-Cutting College: Education's Future

For years, American families have accepted soaring tuition costs. But the recession has forced universities and students to see cost-cutting as a new way of life.

Regulations Leave US Lead Industry Out in the Cold

EPA regulations have forced the nation's only remaining primary lead smelter to close -- and we could soon feel its absence.

Target Hack Affected 70 Million, Stock Falls

Target says as many as 70 million customers were affected by their pre-Christmas data breach, more than the chain had previously reported.

Yellen Faces Different Economic Terrain from Bernanke

Janet Yellen will be the next Fed chief. Observers say her greatest challenge will be knowing when and how far to ease off the Fed policies that have helped the economy in recent years.