Unilever gobbled up the two soap brands for an undisclosed amount. A transfer of a manufacturing facility in Mexico is also part of the deal.
Advances in LED technology are helping to create an environment where vegetables can be produced at scale, with higher yields and shorter grow cycles, no matter what climate.
Detroit-based Ally Financial, formerly GMAC Inc., said that the Treasury Department is selling its remaining 54.9 million shares. That amounts to about an 11 percent stake in the company.
Obama ticked off the year's improvements, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insurance and a historic diplomatic opening with Cuba, as well as his executive action on climate change.
The Harris County investigators' reports, obtained by the Houston Chronicle, paint a picture of confusion, chaos and delays in those early morning hours as DuPont workers became overcome and died when 23,000 pounds of toxic gases accumulated from a leak inside the pesticide unit.
Though the cars are at least a few years away, companies are testing prototypes on California's roads, and regulators have questions: Do they obey all traffic laws? What if their computers freeze? Can they smoothly hand control back to human drivers?
"This is still a great day for Nevada," Gov. Brian Sandoval said after the orange aircraft dubbed the Sensurion Magpie was launched by hand, flew about 10 feet and plunged nose-first to the desert floor.
A full lifting of the U.S. trade embargo could benefit, among others, U.S. farmers, auto and tractor makers, airline and hotel companies and telecom equipment makers, but it will likely be a long process to build the proper infrastructure in Cuba.
A subsidiary of Lockheed Martin is accused of billing the government qualified rates, yet using under-qualified employees for work done in New Jersey and Maryland.
After resisting for nearly a month, Chrysler has bowed to government demands and will expand a recall of driver's side air bag inflators across the nation.
While there have been major recalls in the U.S. over Takata's airbags, Honda's investigative recall in Okinawa is the first of its kind in Japan.
Residents of a Maine town greeted workers at a shuttering paper mill with cheers and applause as the employees were leaving their final shifts at the facility.
U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island.
Oil's plunge is spreading both pain and gain across the globe.
Toyota Motor Corp. is further boosting its research and development work in southeastern Michigan.
Federal regulators have cited a Kearney manufacturing plant for workplace safety violations they say led to an employee suffering acute kidney failure.
The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. It rocketed into orbit Dec. 5, traveling 3,600 miles into space on an unmanned test flight that proved to be a great success.
Hellman's mayonnaise maker Unilever has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of "Just Mayo."
Chrysler is recalling nearly 257,000 older Ram pickup trucks because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.
Environmentalists and industry experts expect the first federal standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity to treat the ash more like household garbage than a hazardous material.