The U.S. economy grew at a 2.4 percent annual rate, significantly slower than first thought, reflecting slower consumer spending than initially estimated.
Federal investigators say a deadly explosion at a military flare plant in West Tennessee was an accident and not caused by a criminal act.
In recent weeks, however, Beshear has called tobacco use the single-biggest factor contributing to Kentucky's dismal overall health status.
PepsiCo has rejected a call from activist investor Nelson Peltz to separate its global drinks division from its snack unit.
But a new survey indicates that obtaining drugs from alternate sources is costing them a lot of money they can't spare.
Mazda held a ceremony to fully open its first Mexican plant as a base for exports to the United States, Latin America and Europe.
Sen. Corker blamed the UAW appeal — and the resulting delay in certifying the results of the union election — for putting a hold on expansion talks at the plant.
Vice President Joe Biden says his central message to Democrats is not to apologize for the party's policies heading into the 2014 midterm election.
Lane originally recalled about 12 million of the chests in 1996 after other deaths, but the chests are still being bought at second-hand stores or handed down by families.
The $67 million expansion comes barely a year after the brand created a backlash by saying it was cutting the amount of alcohol in each bottle to stretch its whiskey supplies.
"Comprehensive reform carries with it serious effects on our economy, along with the potential to unleash significant growth if done well," according to NAM.
Germany's Volkswagen AG says it's recalling some 600,000 Caddy delivery vehicles worldwide to repair a problem with their rear doors.
A lawyer for two drug companies told the Arkansas Supreme Court that the state improperly relied on federal regulations in a lawsuit that resulted in a $1.2 billion award.
Tesla Motors recently announced that four states are in contention for a massive new $5 billion plant that the company hopes will build batteries for 500,000 cars a year and employ up to 6,500 people, and there's no doubting that the level of incentives offered will be off the charts.
Shell recently threatened to close the Nembe Creek Trunk Line because of repeated sabotage. It carries about 60,000 barrels daily for Africa's biggest oil producer.
While on the surface the report seems alarmingly negative, it is not. Civilian aircraft orders declined 20.3 percent in January and 22.3 percent in December; aerospace has an extremely volatile order book month to month but its backlogs extend many years into the future.
The U.S. imports all of its natural graphite, but mining companies are searching locations from Alaska to Alabama, optimistic about future demand.
The Irwindale City Council scheduled a public hearing and a vote on whether to declare the Sriracha plant a public nuisance — a declaration that at some point could lead to a shutdown order.
Honda will recall 40,672 units of two motorcycle models commonly used for mail delivery in Japan over concerns about potential brake malfunction.
But a key category that reflects business investment rebounded on the strength of demand for electronics and fabricated metals.