Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.
A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.
The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead.
Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos.
A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.
Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December.
Cuba on Wednesday published the full language of a new law that seeks to make it more attractive for foreign investors to bring badly needed capital to the island, but provides less advantage for projects that are 100 percent foreign-financed.
The head of Germany's biggest media company says he is afraid of Google and wants the company to become more transparent.
Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data.
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided.
Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.
The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system.
Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital.
A Bridgestone Corp. executive and two former company executives have been indicted in an alleged price-fixing conspiracy.
U.S. stocks mounted a modest rally on Monday, helping investors recover some of the ground lost after a rough finish last week.
A hot market for initial public offerings may soon face a cooler reception from investors.
The world’s top finance officials said Saturday that the global economy is recovering and they hope well-run economic programs will avoid the risks that threaten that rebound.
Nearly seven months after Jennifer Neal of Andy’s Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que asked the Eldon Board of Aldermen for a way to move her family’s business back to Eldon, the board has revised its ordinance regarding mobile food vendors.