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Northern Canada Proposes Arctic Oil Pipeline

July 16, 2015 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Delays in approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline have caused friction between the U.S. and Canada.


Monsanto Will Fund Review Of Study Linking Weed Killer To Cancer Risk

July 16, 2015 9:32 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The company vowed that the analysis would be independent and transparent.


Snapshot Of The Week: Humanity's First Close-Up Glimpse Of Pluto

July 16, 2015 9:29 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | Comments

The New Horizons spacecraft sent back long-awaited images to anxious audiences on Earth.


Tesla Expands Gigafactory Land

July 15, 2015 3:17 pm | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter | Comments

Tesla purchased about 1,550 additional acres in the Nevada desert.


Automakers Group Aims To Combat Potential Cyber Threats

July 15, 2015 3:10 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

As cars increasingly connect to the Internet, they could be vulnerable to hacking.


House Panel Advances GMO Labeling Bill

July 15, 2015 3:03 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The bill would establish a label similar to the current U.S. Agriculture Department program for organic foods.


2015 Ford F-150 Is Newly Refined, Best On Gas And Hauling

July 15, 2015 2:56 pm | by Ann M. Job, The Associated Press | Comments

The F-Series is more capable than ever, but it's also more refined, smart and high-tech.


Toyota Recalls 625K Hybrids Worldwide

July 15, 2015 2:36 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The vehicles can stall without warning due to overheating.


Report: 100,000 Wireless Electric Cars Could Be Made By 2022

July 15, 2015 2:31 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

A subsequent test developed a compact system for use in an electric Kia Soul.


Robots Do Check-In And Check-Out At Cost-Cutting Japan Hotel

July 15, 2015 1:43 pm | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

The hotel is "manned" almost totally by robots to save labor costs.


FCA CEO, Union Agree That Two-Tier Wages Should Go

July 15, 2015 1:22 pm | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | Comments

Among the major issues on the table is the tiered wage system in place at U.S. plants.


Four Key Questions About Iran's Influence On Global Oil Prices

July 15, 2015 1:15 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The production increase is expected to happen gradually.


Yellen: First Fed Rate Hike Likely Later This Year

July 15, 2015 1:12 pm | by Martin Crustinger, AP Economics Writer | Comments

Many economists believe the Fed's first rate hike will occur in September.


Deal Requires Deep Pollution Cuts At Iowa Coal-Fired Plants

July 15, 2015 1:08 pm | by Ryan J. Foley, The Associated Press | Comments

The utility will be required to retire or convert some coal-fired plants to natural gas.


U.S. Factory Output Flat For Second Straight Month

July 15, 2015 12:59 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | Comments

A drop in auto manufacturing was offset by greater output of furniture and chemicals.


Locomotive Rear-Ends Train, Derailing 18 Cars

July 15, 2015 12:52 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The cause of the derailment is under investigation.


Delta Soars On Cheap Fuel, But Hints Of A Decline In Fares

July 15, 2015 10:09 am | by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | Comments

Spending on fuel plunged 40 percent — a savings of nearly $1.2 billion.


Manufacturing In New York Expands Slightly In June

July 15, 2015 10:07 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | Comments

Manufacturing has struggled with a strong U.S. dollar, weak growth overseas and lower oil prices.


Subaru Recalls 32K Compact Cars To Fix Air Bag Problem

July 15, 2015 10:03 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The problem can keep the passenger air bag from inflating in a crash.


Tyson Subsidiary Agrees To Settlement Over All-Natural Labels

July 15, 2015 9:54 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The lawsuit alleges that Van's used sodium acid pyrophosphate in "natural" foods.



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