California's High-Speed Rail Authority says it has received 35 responses from private companies interested in financing, building and operating the first 300-mile segment of the controversial rail project.
Wal-Mart laid off 450 workers at its headquarters Friday as the world's largest retailer attempts to become more nimble so that it can better compete with the likes of Amazon.com.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount in eight months, led by a drop in demand for commercial airplanes and weakness in a key category that tracks business investment spending.
Chick-fil-A will open an outpost in New York City on Saturday, marking a high-profile milestone in its push to become a bigger national player.
U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought - a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.
California is dropping out of a multistate investigation to conduct its own probe into Volkswagen's admission that it rigged diesel emissions technology to pass U.S. smog tests.
Coca-Cola will tweak the labeling for Vitaminwater to settle a lawsuit that it was making misleading health claims about the drinks.
Applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, but Americans are seeking jobless aid at historically low levels consistent with a healthy job market.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates eased slightly this week, continuing at low levels that could entice potential homebuyers.
Exxon Mobil Corp. is selling its troubled Southern California refinery for $537 million to a New Jersey energy company more than six months after an explosion crippled the plant and led to higher gas prices in the Golden State, according to an announcement Wednesday.
Amtrak is boarding a baggage fee bandwagon that has generated billions in revenue for the airline industry.
Ford is recalling some older Windstar minivans to because a previous rear-axle recall repair might not work.
Whole Foods will stop selling products made using a prison labor program after a protest at one of its stores in Texas.
Walmart announced Tuesday that it will hire about 300 workers for its new store in Wasco.
Fiat Chrysler is back in hot water with U.S. auto safety regulators.