A co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the centre of a massive recall has pleaded guilty to processing cattle with cancer for consumption.
Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities rose to a record level in December despite investors in China and Japan, the two biggest foreign owners of Treasury debt, cutting back on their holdings.
The U.S. government is investigating how Caterpillar has been moving cash between its business units in the U.S. and overseas, the construction equipment company said Wednesday.
The oil train that exploded in West Virginia met the industry's voluntary 2011 safety standards, but a growing number of accidents has the Obama administration considering tougher rules for tank cars. Here is a look at what's rolling on U.S. rails.
Officials say a business is recalling about 4,300 pounds of pork sausage products in Michigan due to mislabeling and an undeclared allergen.
The U.S. Labor Department's Producer Price Index decreased by 0.8 percent in January, the third consecutive monthly decline and the largest drop since the statistic debuted more than five years ago.
Factory output by U.S. manufacturers increased by 0.2 percent last month, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve.
Water discharged from fracking sites in California contained levels of benzene and chromium-6 well in excess of federal standards, according to a recent report by an Arizona environmental group.
The derailment of a train carrying crude oil in West Virginia is one of three in the past year involving tank cars that already meet a higher safety standard than what federal law requires — leading some to suggest even tougher requirements that industry representatives say would be costly.
Boston Scientific will pay $600 million to settle with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the medical device maker's $27 billion acquisition of Guidant Corp. in 2006.
The U.S. solar energy sector employed nearly 174,000 workers in manufacturing, construction, engineering, sales and other industries as of November 2014, an increase of nearly 22 percent compared to the previous year.
Don't expect to see them too soon, but they could be coming to your local grocery store — two types of apples genetically modified to resist turning brown after they're bruised or sliced.
The families of nine children and adults killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting are asking a federal judge to return their lawsuit against gun maker Remington to state court, where legal experts say it may have a better chance of succeeding.
A refinery strike would seem like an understandable reason for increased gas prices. Yet three weeks into a walkout at 11 refineries around the country, the impact on the prices of gasoline, diesel and other fuels is barely discernable. Here's why.
Volkswagen has certified a group called the American Council of Employees to represent workers at its Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, setting the stage for the group's continued showdowns with the United Autoworkers union.
Policy experts expect forthcoming rules from the Obama administration to potentially double the salary threshold for exemptions to overtime pay requirements.
You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has hired hundreds of people to work on a secret project — code name "Titan" — to develop an electric vehicle.
The death toll linked to crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 56.
The ongoing labor dispute at ports along the West Coast has forced Japanese automakers to compensate for delayed parts shipments to its U.S. factories.
A former employee of the J.M. Smucker Co. in northeast Ohio has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for stealing $4 million from the company over a 16-year-period.