Vermont state Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer is questioning the state's role in the liquor business, and says complete privatization likely would have a neutral revenue impact
These are the moments OPEC exists for: A sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced the amount of money OPEC countries take in by nearly $1 billion a day.
Federal regulators are proposing that the largest coal-powered plants in Texas invest $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, a measure energy companies are likely to resist.
Along with 15 other associations, NAM signed a letter urging action on a wide range of barriers they feel inhibit India from being "open for business."
The Food and Drug Administration is announcing long-delayed calorie labeling rules, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus. Companies will have until November 2015 to comply.
Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.
Four utility workers have been brought to safety after getting stuck on a platform about 150 feet above the ground at the We Energies plant in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley.
Europe must relax its fiscal rules and let governments spend more money or risk dragging down the global economy, a major international organization said.
The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.9 percent annual rate in the July-September period, even faster than first reported, giving the country its strongest six months of growth in more than a decade.
Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system.
U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into steering problems in more than 500,000 Ford full-size cars without seeking a recall.
An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing.
The 60-megawatt biomass power plant is providing 100 percent of the electricity for the sprawling northern New York base starting this month. It's the first green energy project to come online since the Pentagon's 2012 commitment to developing 3 gigawatts of renewable energy.
Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium.
A trade association says that wind power saved electricity customers in Oklahoma and surrounding states more than $1.2 billion last year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais Heights is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. coli contamination.
Four workers killed by poisonous gas during a recent chemical leak were trapped inside the Texas pesticide plant for an hour before anyone called 911, and no one told dispatchers what substances were inside.
Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
Ford said that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup
Agrochemicals giant Syngenta says it is eliminating or reshuffling 1,800 jobs globally as part of a $1 billion cost-cutting program to boost earnings.