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.
China's roaring economy for years has pulled much of the rest of the world with it, soaking up oil, iron ore and other commodities from developing countries and autos and luxury goods from Europe. But its role as a global engine is fading as its economy slows — and many other nations, in the view of economists, will feel the pain.
Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a $100 million civil penalty to end a two-year investigation into overstated gas mileage figures on window stickers of 13 models.
The Institute for Supply Management reports on U.S. manufacturing production, orders, and other activity in October.
French security chiefs are investigating a spate of mysterious and illegal flights by tiny, unmanned drones over French nuclear power stations.
The national average price of gasoline fell 33 cents to end October at $3 a gallon and dipped Saturday to $2.995, according to AAA. That marks the first time in four years that gas has been cheaper than $3 a gallon.