Indiana's steel industry, which many hoped would be on the upswing after the end of the Great Recession, is struggling under the weight of cheap oil, a strong dollar and low prices, leading to hundreds of layoffs in just one week and uncertainty about the future.
Officials say at least 13 people are dead after a fire swept through a plastic packaging factory in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
Two reports show that Chinese manufacturing was anemic in January, adding to pressure on the government to roll out measures to boost the world's No. 2 economy.
Year-end reports issued by federal officials show an improving economy, though growth remains slow and not without its hiccups. A new poll, however, says U.S. consumers are feeling better about the economy than at any point in the last decade.
From the end of 2014, solar deployment is slated to be up nearly 40% over 2013. Today, the booming demand for solar energy supports more than 173,000 jobs and the U.S. has become the third largest solar market in the world.
Daimler Trucks North America has settled discrimination complaints filed by six workers at its Portland plant by agreeing to pay $2.4 million.
This week, a pipe in West Virginia became at least the fifth to rupture so far this year, exacerbating concerns about structural weaknesses and lax oversight in the industry.
U.S. workers saw their pay and benefits rise at the fastest rate since 2008 last year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the environment.
Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
The Federal Reserve's outlook for the U.S. economy is steadily brightening. Yet the Fed will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows.
A leading global automotive supplier plans to build a new facility in McMinn County, Tennessee that's expected to create as many as 400 new jobs.
U.S. Steel warns employees that more layoffs may be coming down the road. The locations in question are the steel processing plant in Birmingham as well as a plant in Lone Star, Texas.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday the number of applications for unemployment aid fell by 43,000 last week. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, that would mean 265,000 Americans filing initial claims last week — the lowest amount since April of 2000.
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline say the project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure, while critics argue that it could be devastating to the environment. It is hard to tell who is right, but when forming an opinion everyone is entitled to the facts, so here are a few important fact checks on claims used by both sides of the argument.
Dean Foods says it will close its 100 year old dairy plant in Sheboygan in an effort to consolidate operations.
Ford's net income tumbled in the fourth quarter as the company took an expected charge to deal with its struggling Venezuelan operations.
Numerous industry groups and manufacturers and have taken issue with a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate the use of 15 chemicals.