The budget includes $300 million for the Department of Homeland Security to continue work on the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility under construction near Kansas State University.
China's government responded to public demands for bold leadership with vows to press long-sought market reforms, defend against terrorism, and heavily boost military spending.
Republicans are dismissing President Barack Obama's new $3.9 trillion budget as nothing more than a Democratic manifesto for this fall's congressional campaigns.
Chrysler said it will take steps to build new cars in Ontario without incentives from the provincial and federal governments and is withdrawing requests for financial aid for plants in Windsor and Brampton.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the timeliness of GM's recall, raising the potential of a $35 million fine for failing to report problems to the government quickly enough.
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked U.S. courts from being used to collect a $9 billion Ecuadorean judgment against Chevron for rainforest damage.
Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs.
The federal government is closing an investigation into 1.6 million Ford vehicles that can lose engine power after Ford agreed to a remedy.
U.S. safety regulators won't be pushing for a recall of thousands of Volkswagens that have the same electric fuses as a model that was recalled.
The Supreme Court ruled that whistleblower protections in a federal law passed in response to the Enron financial scandal apply broadly to employees of publicly traded companies and contractors hired by the companies.
Russia has been a key market for recession-battered European automakers, but new uncertainty has been raised by growing tensions between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.
State environment officials said they have set deadlines for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to deal with radioactive waste left above ground at the repository.
When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants remained noticeably mum.
Police arrested hundreds of people who strapped themselves to the White House fence on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The Obama administration is moving forward with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tighter emissions standards for cars, arguing the move will eventually save thousands of lives per year.
The Commerce Department says that spending rose 0.4 percent in January following a tiny 0.1 percent gain in December.
Gov. Otter signed a bill that imposes jail time and fines against people who secretly film animal abuse at Idaho's agricultural facilities.
President Obama is challenging Congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation's infrastructure.
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A rising stock market and a more optimistic outlook among younger Americans pushed up a measure of U.S. consumer sentiment in February.
The donation comes as Google and other technology companies face criticism over private buses they use to pick up employees in San Francisco.
The EPA is taking the first steps toward possibly restricting or even prohibiting development of a massive gold-and-copper prospect near the headwaters of a world-premier sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska.
A federal judge has ruled that the city of Moberly and its industrial development authority are not responsible for bonds involved in a failed artificial sweetener plant project.
The German government is conceding that it doesn't expect to reach agreement with Washington in the foreseeable future on a hoped-for "no-spy" deal.
Turns out the worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a place famous for its big, clear skies.