A top Amazon.com official told lawmakers on Wednesday that federal regulators should act "expeditiously" to develop rules regulating the e-retailer's proposed drone delivery service.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week, evidence that layoffs remain at unusually low levels and the job market is moving closer to full health.
Federal authorities investigating the site of a chemical spill in West Virginia found "very little reason for concern about long-term health effects," according to the state's health department.
The deficit in the broadest measure of U.S. trade increased in the January-March quarter to the highest level since the spring of 2012 as American exports declined.
Airbus glided past U.S. rival Boeing to take top honors in their annual competition to sell commercial jets at the Paris Air Show, according to final tallies that together amounted to over $107 billion in business.
The Federal Reserve is expected to signal Wednesday that it's getting closer to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade while leaving the timing of that increase uncertain.
State environmental regulators are pursuing a record $8.9 million fine against a Texas-based energy company they say repeatedly failed to repair a natural-gas well that contaminated groundwater and a stream in north-central Pennsylvania.
The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the industry standard, are having trouble keeping pace.
European aerospace giant Airbus this week announced plans to build hundreds of satellites in an effort to provide Internet access to remote locations worldwide.
Leaders of a North Texas city have repealed a voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing by energy companies.
During a joint House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade and Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing, manufacturers, businesses and stakeholders expressed a growing fear that the proposed regulation would delay new construction, limiting economic opportunity and job growth.
Photos of the pipeline that spilled oil on the Santa Barbara coast show extensive corrosion and provide clues about the cause of the rupture, experts said.
Toyota is adding nearly 1.4 million cars, trucks and SUVs to a growing recall for airbags that can explode with too much force.
U.S. officials have rejected Exxon Mobil Corp.'s request to reconsider a $1 million penalty imposed against the oil giant over a 63,000-gallon crude spill into Montana's Yellowstone River.
A look at some of the news coming from the 2015 Paris Air Show happening this week where major aircraft manufacturers hope to do some business.
At the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.
A German company is expanding its operations near the Airbus plant being built in Mobile.
Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group announced on Tuesday that U.S. regulators officially approved their proposed $70 billion merger.
Kellogg Co. could pay nearly $4 million to settle a Florida class-action lawsuit over "all-natural" claims on products under its Kashi brand.
Detroit-based General Motors Co. is expanding its partnership with Japanese truckmaker Isuzu Motors by collaborating in the U.S. and marking GM's return to the medium-duty truck business.