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Growth expected for at least 2 more years

Published Sep. 14 2016

Business economists still think the economy will continue to grow for the next two years, but they again have scaled...

US budget deficit totals $107.1 billion in August

Published Sep. 14 2016

The federal government recorded a deficit of $107.1 billion in August, slightly lower than the July deficit.

Stocks tumble on worries

Published Sep. 13 2016

U.S. stocks abruptly changed course again Tuesday and took large losses. Investors worried about the possibility of a weaker global...

US stocks leap one hope of steady interest rates

Published Sep. 13 2016

U.S. stocks surged Monday after a Federal Reserve official said the central bank shouldn't raise interest rates too soon, which...

Fed official's speech lowers expectations for rate hike

Published Sep. 13 2016

Investors, at least, suddenly seem more confident about what the Federal Reserve will announce when it meets next week:

Tesla says it's improving Autopilot by boosting radar

Published Sep. 12 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its...

Apple is shifting the focus of its secret car project

Published Sep. 12 2016

Apple may not become an automaker, but it still wants to develop its own self-driving technology.

Feds halt work on part of oil pipeline despite court ruling

Published Sep. 10 2016

The federal government stepped into the fight over the Dakota Access oil pipeline Friday, ordering work to stop on one...

US stocks inch higher on hope for more oil deals

Published Sep. 7 2016

Energy companies led U.S. stocks higher Tuesday as investors hoped higher oil prices and bigger profits are on the way.

EPA shuts down 17 wells in Osage Nation after quake

Published Sep. 7 2016

Federal regulators have shut down 17 wastewater disposal wells in the Osage Nation of northeastern Oklahoma following a weekend earthquake...

Can Apple make listening easy without a headphone jack?

Published Sep. 6 2016

When Apple shows off its latest iPhone today, it will answer a question it hasn't had to address in years:...

Obama makes trade deal top priority in coming months

Published Sep. 6 2016

Despite formidable opposition across the political spectrum, President Barack Obama is using his final months in office to fight for...

Nurses hit picket lines at 5 Minnesota hospitals

Published Sep. 6 2016

Thousands of nurses at five Minnesota hospitals on Monday began an open-ended strike in a dispute over health insurance, workplace...

DeKalb County wind farm to be completed this fall

Published Sep. 2 2016

The construction of a wind farm in DeKalb County is on pace to be completed this fall.

Wal-Mart cutting about 7,000 back-office store jobs

Published Sep. 1 2016

Wal-Mart is cutting about 7,000 back-office store jobs over the next few months as it centralizes its invoice and accounting...

US auto sales expected to drop in August

Published Sep. 1 2016

U.S. sales of new cars and trucks were expected to drop in August, ending summer on a low note for...

Facebook adds 'instant video' option to texts in Messenger

Published Sep. 1 2016

Facebook is adding an "instant video" feature to text messages within its Messenger app.

Energy companies pull US stocks lower

Published Aug. 31 2016

U.S. stocks took small losses Wednesday as energy companies fell with the price of oil and chemical and materials companies...

Volkswagen stakes hopes of US sales revival on new SUV

Published Aug. 31 2016

Volkswagen's new SUV comes with a feature that automatically controls braking to each wheel as the seven-seater descends on slippery...

20 Democratic senators blast steep price hike for EpiPens

Published Aug. 31 2016

In a sign of growing concern in Congress, 20 Democratic senators are demanding answers about steep price hikes for the...

US stocks mostly lower as investors wait for jobs report

Published Aug. 30 2016

Stocks fell slightly on Tuesday in another quiet day on Wall Street as hesitant investors remained on the sidelines...

EU orders Apple to pay up to $14.5 in back taxes

Published Aug. 30 2016

Apple has to pay up to $14.5 billion — plus billions more in interest — in back taxes to Ireland...

New iPhone likely at event next week

Published Aug. 30 2016

Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch...