In a new report released Thursday, President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers point to an aging population as the biggest single factor contributing to the lowest participation rate in 36 years.
The blast occurred Thursday night at the Flint Hills Resources plant in Arthur. Flint Hills spokesman Jake Reint says the explosion occurred in a grain dryer.
Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it.
Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region surged in July, expanding at its fastest pace in more than three years, as new orders, shipments and hiring all rose.
La-Man Corporation offers a series of Refrigerated Air Dryers to provide reduced dewpoint temperatures and air line filtration for a wide variety of compressed air applications.
The Inpro/Seal Smart CDR provides users with instant feedback on the performance of their CDR (Current Diverter Ring) in delivering shaft currents away from bearings to ground.
Rotating unions are components in a broad range of equipment applications that require connection between stationary supply lines, and rotating equipment including cylinders, rolls, spindles and clutches.
Air Technical Industries, Inc. has developed the Port-O-Giant Mobile Crane with special features to provide increased lift height and available features for outdoor use or hazardous applications.
Land Rover's capable and rugged LR4 mid-size sport utility vehicle is more fuel efficient for 2014 and has refreshed exterior front styling and new standard features such as rearview camera.
Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry's equivalent of asbestos or News of the World: toxic to the public and, experts say, impossible to redeem.
The No. 2 environmental official under President Barack Obama is resigning to head a nonprofit group dedicated to energy and climate change.
A popular Colorado brand of marijuana-infused brownies and other sweets was recalled Thursday amid concerns of contamination from unsanitary equipment.
While most of the world is trying to diminish child labor, Bolivia has become the first nation to legalize it from age 10.
On a typical Thursday at 10:30 a.m., John Singleton would be making paints and varnishes in a resin factory. Maybe driving around in a forklift truck. Not this Thursday morning.
As popular as these start-ups may be, are they generating more jobs? Economics correspondent Paul Solman takes a look at some of these businesses and the challenges of carving out one’s own career.
Airbus beat rival Boeing in the aircraft order stakes at this year's Farnborough International Airshow, garnering nearly twice as many orders and commitments.
Italian automaker Fiat has denied a German media report that it is in merger talks with Volkswagen.
Early last month, American Crane’s 25 ton double girder clean room crane (with single failure-proof hoist) strategically lifted and placed Lockheed Martin’s Orion crew module atop their service module.
The development could end a spat between the automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to repair about 2.7 million SUVs.
Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into deadly recalls.