A federal appeals court is allowing labels on meat products that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
The inspection blitz, which generally found only minor and easily correctable defects, is part of a proactive safety effort launched in January after several severe accidents across the U.S. and Canada.
Unemployment rates fell in most states in February and two-thirds of the states reported job gains, evidence that most of the country is benefiting from slow but steady improvement in the job market.
The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog has closed an investigation into Tesla electric car battery fires after the company agreed to install more shields beneath the cars.
Once this year's harsh weather has faded, the U.S. economy could be poised for a breakout year — its strongest annual growth in nearly a decade.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 311,000, the lowest since late November and a hopeful sign hiring could pick up.
Mrs. Obama's words cautiously veered from soft subjects such as the value of education and people-to-people exchanges into more pointed messages about the importance of Internet freedom, open expression and respect for minorities.
The fourth-quarter growth rate was a bit stronger than the 2.4 percent estimate made last month, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's condemnation of so-called right-to-work legislation as unnecessary and misguided drew applause from about a thousand Missouri union members who gathered Wednesday at the state Capitol.
Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies are voluntarily phasing out the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals processed for meat, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
Bills that aim to restrict union organizing and picketing practices in Mississippi, as well as limit governments' abilities to pressure employers to use unionized workers, are on their way to Gov. Phil Bryant.
The Obama administration is refusing to turn over documents related to enforcement of environmental laws at wind farms where dozens of eagles and other protected birds have been killed, House Republicans charge.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 other countries in or bordering the Pacific Ocean would create $124 billion in U.S. exports each year, according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a think-tank.
Biden says when the minimum wage or the tipped minimum wage is increased, "all that money comes back into the economy."
Documents from Space Florida, the state's aerospace economic development arm, show that the company that would receive the money is promising to spend up to $500 million on real estate, equipment and furnishing between now and 2020.
As tensions between Russia and the United States continue to increase, global businesses will face disruption and, for some, opportunity.
The United States is claiming victory in what it calls a major trade dispute with China over its curbs on exports of rare earths, the minerals used in mobile phones, hybrid cars, flat-screen TVs and other high-tech products.
Economists expect manufacturing output to strengthen in coming months reflecting better weather after a series of winter storms which disrupted production at some factories.
China said Monday it was demanding an explanation from Washington over allegations U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei and targeted top Chinese officials and government institutions.
Lockheed Martin is working in New Orleans on parts for the Dream Chaser, a mini-shuttle designed to take NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station. "It's great to see the lights back on," Jim Crocker, vice president of Lockheed Martin's Space Systems Co., said Tuesday.
The bill allows Tesla to keep its existing stores in the Columbus and Cincinnati areas, and allows a third to open in Cleveland. It prohibits the company from opening any other stores.
The story of what happened to the planes in the ensuing years reads like another chapter in the history of stymied, contentious U.S.-Cuba relations, with the new owners unable to get the planes anywhere.
State lawmakers decided not to rewrite the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey this session, meaning the rules supported by Jack Daniel's will govern other distillers in the state for at least another year.
President Barack Obama says a proposal to have U.S. telephone companies hold onto call record data satisfies public concerns about government being in control of the data.
Perry cites the natural change in society and economic structures as the underpinning of why it’s the right choice now — things just aren’t sold the same way today as they were even 10 years ago, he argues.