Official says a rocket motor exploded and caused a fire at an Aerojet weapons factory in southern Arkansas, and that one worker was killed.
With plug-in hybrids unavailable commercially until 2010, some enthusiasts are turning to companies that retrofit a Prius with a second battery that doubles their gas mileage.
Drugmaker has bought privately held U.S. drug company Prestwick Pharmaceuticals for $100 million, company officials said Wednesday.
Twenty-five states are asking beverage maker MillerCoors to abandon plans for a new caffeine-infused alcoholic energy drink, calling it a 'recipe for disaster.'
An 82-year tradition of canning stew and hash at Castleberry's Food Co. will end when its Augusta plant closes in two months.
North Carolina awarded the two tire manufacturers a maximum of $30 million in grants each to upgrade their operations and keep existing jobs at the plant.
Canadian Auto Workers union said the solution is nothing more than a ‘bandage on a very, very deep wound’ on the soon-to-be shuttered truck plant in Oshawa, Ont.
A JBS Swift plant agreed to temporarily change the timing of a lunch break to accommodate workers wanting time to pray during the Muslim observance of Ramadan.
Automaker said contract talks for workers at its plant in Normal, Ill., are scheduled to resume Sept. 24; most recent contract expired on Sept. 5.
Automaker says it will slow production at its assembly plant in south-central Kentucky and layoffs are possible.
Nutritional-supplement maker and retailer said it acquired Julian Graves, a U.K. natural food and ingredients retailer, for about $25 million.
Manufacturer of high-end men's clothing plans to eliminate its sewing department in Cape Girardeau, Mo., a move that will leave about 250 workers without jobs.
Company said owners of about 47 million shares, representing about 68 percent of the Canadian cigarette maker, had accepted its offer of $28.16 per share.
In the most far-reaching intervention into the private sector ever, the government stepped in to rescue American International Group with an $85 billion injection of taxpayer money.
Sales of a yoghurt ice bar from China were temporarily banned after it was found to contain low amounts of the toxin melamine, which has killed at least three infants in China.
Company will buy privately-held Coria Laboratories for $95 million in a move to expand its dermatology business.
Auto supplier said the cuts are part of a restructuring plan that will streamline business, consolidate or close locations and lower general and administrative staffing.
Electric appliance firm said it will recall the removable fuel tanks it manufactured in and before 2000 because deformation in the tanks' filler caps could cause fuel leaks.
Following a closed-door meeting with lawmakers, Ford said the industry's push for low-interest loans has not been undermined by the turmoil enveloping Wall Street.
India's largest pharmaceutical company said it will resolve quality issues at two factories that led the FDA to ban the import of more than 30 of its generic drugs.