Many conservative Republicans want to kill the bank outright, saying it finances too many questionable projects and favors some businesses over others. But the bank enjoys sweeping support among Democrats, and other GOP lawmakers support business groups who say it sustains U.S. jobs.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the taptic engine made by China-based AAC Technologies Holdings breaks down over time, which forced the tech giant to scrap some already-completed watches.
General Motors plans to spend $5.4 billion to improve its U.S. factories during the next three years, creating about 650 new jobs.
Weekly applications for unemployment benefits dropped 34,000 to 262,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the lowest level since April 2000. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, dipped 1,250 to 283,750, near a 15-year low.
One half of the duo that created Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is working to pass legislation in New York to require the labeling of foods with ingredients from genetically modified plants.
Obama plans to sign the bill into law in the Oval Office Thursday afternoon. It aims to cut energy use in commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and homes.
The energy giant currently operates the Central Area Transmission System, which runs from undersea oil fields to a terminal in the U.K., but last week agreed to sell its roughly 36 percent equity in the pipeline to Paris-based Antin Infrastructure Partners for $486 million.
Dow Chemical's chief financial officer, Howard Ungerleider, said Thursday that the sale of AgroFresh is part of the company's plan to selectively shift its portfolio away from businesses that are no longer a strategic fit.
Under the terms of a court order, the EPA revised its formula for calculating the amount of pollutants released by flares, which burn off excess hydrocarbon gases generated by plants.
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is starting a three-day visit to California with plans to check out some of the region's tech innovations, lend support to expanded commercial ties, and even promote a Japanese-made bullet train.
Graphic Products has compiled this, and the nine other most deadly professions in “America’s Most Dangerous Jobs,” an eye-opening infographic detailing average fatalities per 100,000 workers and median salaries per profession.
The company said last week that it had recalled all its products from retailers and closed ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination.
Microsoft figures one way to get people psyched about Windows 10 is to make sure there are plenty of cool features and apps for smartphones and tablets that use the new operating system.
Foreign investors are increasingly buying up logistical and industrial properties as part of their American real estate holdings, according to a recent report by JLL.
“No one agency can protect our nation’s food supply alone,” Pat Kennelly of the California Department of Health said. “Unification of public health is the strength that drives us together to solve these issues."
Republican legislators want to merge Wisconsin's two major economic development agencies into a new entity with a stand-alone bill rather than through Gov. Scott Walker's budget.
The electricity is farmed using environmentally-friendly methods, making the entire process environmentally neutral.
Gov. Jerry Brown said climate change would factor into government planning and he ordered state agencies and departments to implement measures to reduce emissions.
The United Auto Workers union has 816 members at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, or about 55 percent of the total blue collar work force, according the union's latest disclosure with the U.S. Department of Labor.
"Ohio is at the center of America’s new energy industry, and the smart companies want to come here to be part of the great things that are happening," said Gov. John Kasich.