Dr. Margaret Hamburg says she wants to restore public confidence in the Food and Drug Administration by putting science first and running an open and accountable operation.
Canadian Auto Workers said federal and Ontario governments pressing union and GM to reach cost-cutting labor agreement or risk losing government assistance and liquidation.
Senate acted Thursday to clamp down on Pentagon purchasing practices that have led to billions in cost overruns and delays in getting weapons to people at war.
Aluminum company says Quebec’s government has agreed to lend up to $175 million to help fund construction of a pilot plant in the province.
Number of newly laid off workers applying for benefits dropped to 601,000 last week -- far better than the rise to 635,000 claims that economists expected.
Orders grew an unexpected 3.3 percent in March, which was stronger than expected and indicated the impact of the global recession may have hit bottom for Europe's biggest economy.
Labor Department reported productivity grew at a 0.8 percent annual rate in the first quarter, slightly better than the 0.6 percent increase that economists had expected.
Talks between the Swedish government and Ford-owned Volvo Cars about guarantees for a $266 million loan were postponed pending a sale of the brand, state officials said.
Industry Minister says temporary shutdown at two plants in Ontario may be a violation of commitments U.S. Steel made when it bought a Canadian steel producer in 2007.
Germany’s hesitance to provide financing remains a key hurdle for Fiat’s bid to take over Opel, which along with an alliance with Chrysler would create a new European auto giant.
Under the deal, U.S. won't impose sanctions on EU food that were due to come into force this week, and the EU will import more high-quality U.S. beef over the next four years.
British government has offered financial support for a proposed takeover of struggling British van maker LDV by Weststar of Malaysia to save it from bankruptcy.
Site Selection magazine ranked Tennessee's Volkswagen assembly plant in Chattanooga and Hemlock Semiconductor’s new facility in Clarksville among the top deals in North America.
Labor unions won nearly two-thirds of private ballot organizing elections last year, prompting some to question the need for a bill that would make it even easier to form unions.
State senators are seeking to use $50 million in federal stimulus funds to entice a pair of high-tech, Missouri battery-makers to expand in the state.
European Union's top trade official said talks with China this week could help both their economies recover from the current downturn by opening up trade and investment.
U.S. regulators sent a warning letter to Procter & Gamble over unsanitary conditions at a plant that makes Olay skin care products and Vicks cold medicine in Puerto Rico.
President to propose two more seats on the panel and ask Congress for $107 million to fund the agency charged with ensuring that products from toys to toasters are safe.
Munich-based MAN AG says prosecutors allege that between 2002 and 2005 the truck maker is suspected of paying bribes worth $1.33 million in Germany and millions more abroad.
Federal Reserve chairman told Congress that the economy should pull out of a recession and start growing again later this year, but economic activity likely to be subpar.
President's plan to impose U.S. taxes on corporate America's overseas profits threatens to open a big crater in the financial statements of technology companies.
German court rejected an attempt by the world's leading seed seller to suspend government ban on genetically engineered corn, saying it may pose a risk to the environment.
Results of ‘stress tests’ on the nation’s 19 largest banks raised hopes Monday that the recession is easing in the United States.
Brazil's Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Commerce says trade with China last month reached $3.2 billion, compared to $2.8 billion with the United States.