Freight transportation services index, which measures changes in the output of services by the railroad, air freight and trucking industries, was 109.4 in March, 0.4 percent lower than the same month last year.
Labor Department reported Wednesday that consumer prices edged up just 0.2 percent last month, despite the biggest jump in food prices in 18 years.
Shoe maker and retailer has filed a motion seeking to have a court set aside or reduce a $305 million judgment against the company for infringement of the Adidas three-stripe logo.
Rapid growth in China's industrial output slowed slightly in April following severe winter storms, according to data released Wednesday.
Doctors, lawyers and a movie star are expected to criticize government regulations shielding drug and medical device companies from lawsuits brought by patients.
Automaker has asked the Ontario and federal governments to contribute about $140 million for projects, while slashing thousands of Canadian jobs.
Immigration raid at a kosher meatpacking plant in northeast Iowa was the largest such operation ever in the U.S., with nearly 400 people arrested, federal officials said.
Problems in financial markets have eased somewhat, but the situation is still 'far from normal,' Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday.
More than two years after a jury found Sherwin-Williams, NL Industries and Millennium Holdings liable for creating a public nuisance the case heads to the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
About 230 current and former workers are suing Smithfield Foods, contending that for years they weren't paid for 30 to 45 minutes of daily overtime.
Federal immigration agents arrested more than 300 people in Postville during a raid at the nation's largest kosher meatpacking plant.
Retail sales dipped 0.2 percent as Americans, battling soaring gasoline prices and a slumping economy, cut back further on their spending in April.
Shoe maker said subsidiary Jibbitz LLC won a copyright and trademark infringement case against three Chinese shoe companies and was awarded damages of $56 million.
Congress expected to approve legislation directing President Bush to temporarily halt the shipment of about 70,000 barrels of oil a day to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Regulator defended state’s work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new vehicles, contending it would push the auto industry to innovate without limiting consumers' choices at dealerships.
Energy Department report concludes that wind turbines can produce a fifth of the nation's annual electricity needs within about two decades.
Soaring scrap metal prices have led companies that were paid to recycle rusted frigates and tankers to begin paying the federal government to get ahold of all that valuable steel.
Two-way trade between the U.S. and the EU reached $1.6 billion a day last year, but businesses on both sides complain about red tape holding them back.
Blood thinner manufactured in China and linked to dozens of deaths in the U.S. is now safe because of tighter testing and controls, a top American health official said.
Beijing's trade surplus fell about 1 percent to a still-robust $16.8 billion amid weaker global demand for Chinese goods.
Light, sweet crude for June delivery vaulted to a new record as oil prices surged amidst concerns of a possible confrontation between the U.S. and Venezuela that could cut exports.
Bush administration is urging a federal appeals court to keep meatpackers from testing all their cattle for mad cow disease.
Employers who say their businesses are being crushed by injured-worker insurance rates that the state modified last year have asked the state's watchdog to take a second look.
U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in March as demand for imports fell by the largest amount since the last recession was ending.