Wal-Mart, which had initially turned down a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden's gun violence panel, did meet with administration officials on Thursday -- but instead of sitting down with Biden, the company's representative met with Attorney General Eric Holder.
Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, became the latest governor to call for more gun regulations as he reflected on last year's deadly movie theater shooting in his state and said Coloradans "have an obligation to prevent similar tragedies."
A decision is expected Friday on whether there will be any criminal charges brought over the display of what appeared to be a high capacity gun magazine during a Meet the Press broadcast.
Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, the five-term Democrat from West Virginia, will not run for re-election in 2014, according to two Democratic sources.
U.S. stocks opened little changed Friday, a day after the S&P 500 closed at a 5-year high, as investors digested earnings from Wells Fargo and a fresh batch of economic data.
U.S. and company officials have announced a probe of the design, manufacture and assembly of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in the wake of a series of problems that have dogged the jet in recent days.
Ford Motor will add 2,200 salaried jobs this year, the biggest addition of white-collar workers at the automaker in more than a decade, the company said Friday.
The U.S. Postal Service is facing its own fiscal cliff this spring.
Every year at the Consumer Electronics Show, there's a big television advance to spotlight. Whether it's super-slim LED TVs, or 3-D TV or Internet-integrated "smart TVs," manufacturers always coalesce around a trend and hope consumers will follow their lead.