Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff last week.
Take a look at some of the more controversial issues of the midterm election and how they did on the ballots.
U.S. companies added 230,000 jobs in October, the most in four months and a sign that businesses are still willing to hire despite signs of slowing growth overseas.
India's finance minister is urging foreign investors to help plug enormous gaps in the country's infrastructure blamed for holding back growth.
Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.
Far from the Ebola hot zone, the sewing and gluing machines at a factory in China have been whirring more than usual to produce crucial yellow suits that protect the front-line medics more than 7,000 miles away in West Africa.
Once as synonymous with Long Island as Gatsby mansions, the Long Island duck is quietly fading into the history books. By the end of this year there will be only one duck farm left on Long Island; that's down from a high of more than 100 in the early 1960s that produced up to 7.5 million succulent birds annually.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus misused a key rigging component in a hair-hanging stunt, causing a fall that seriously injured eight acrobats, federal workplace safety regulators said.
British drinks company Diageo says it is selling its Northern Ireland whiskey brand, Bushmills, to tequila king Jose Cuervo in a swap deal that will give Diageo sole ownership of an upmarket Mexican tequila maker, Don Julio.
Despite the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, Richard Branson says the risk of testing commercial space flights is worth it.
Orders to U.S. factories declined in September, dragged by falling demand in the volatile aircraft category.
Several female workers at Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago assembly plant have filed a lawsuit against the automaker alleging sexual harassment and discrimination.
Airplane engine-maker Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC says it will reduce its staff by 2,600 over the next 18 months as part of a restructuring focused on its aerospace decision.
Federal regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles.
Ford is recalling more than 202,000 vehicles in North America to fix gas leaks, air bag sensors, stalling and other issues.
A federal judge on Monday said Honeywell Inc. could begin penalizing workers who refuse to take medical or biometric tests.
The U.S. trade deficit rose in September, as a broader global economic weakness caused exports to fall.
Falling gas prices improved buyers' moods and boosted sales of SUVs and trucks in October.
Lozier Corporation, an industry leader in providing store fixtures to major retailers around the world, announced the acquisition of the Leggett & Platt Store Fixtures Group, another leading manufacturer of retail fixtures.
Gas prices are at their lowest in four years thanks to plummeting crude oil prices. Industry insiders have their own theories as to why, but the answer may be simpler than you think.