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.
The union representing auto workers at General Motors' Oshawa, Ont., plant says the company must decide now what will happen to its operations there instead of waiting until after the next contract negotiations.
Medford's last milk processing plant is closing; the Seattle-based Darigold says it would cost too much to upgrade the plant to meet food safety, employee safety and environmental regulations.
Amid falling oil prices, a South Africa-based energy company is delaying final plans for a $14 billion gas-to-liquid plant in Louisiana.
German automakers are throwing their support behind a new trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States.
Pabst shut down its brewery in Milwaukee nearly 20 years ago. But now its current owner and CEO, Eugene Kashper, is looking for a location in Milwaukee to open a pilot brewery where new products could be made and sampled.
The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled plans to lease offshore sites for oil and gas drilling, including, for the first time, areas off the Atlantic Coast.
As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk.
Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires.
Strong fourth-quarter hiring numbers nationally translated to the state level as well, as 42 states reported falling unemployment rates in December.
Volkswagen, which owns all three brands, says vibration during driving, and production issues can cause small leaks in rare cases. VW and Audi said they were not aware of any fires or injuries caused by the problem in the U.S.
With its contract set to expire in less than a week, the United Steelworkers union said it has prepared for a possible work stoppage at refineries in light of stalled talks with oil industry negotiators.
The White House's top trade official said Congress should update laws regulating trade negotiations amid ongoing talks with Pacific Rim nations.
Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multi-year contract with the German automaker.
Last year SpaceX filed charges against the U.S. Air Force on the grounds that the Air Force had unfairly given a major contract to Boeing and Lockheed Martin, two companies with a long history of military-industrial contracts. However, SpaceX has dropped the charges on the grounds that some crucial compromises were reached.