U.S. businesses added to their stockpiles at a faster rate in September, though sales remained weak.
The eurozone economy is failing to pick up any real momentum despite the good news that Greece has finally emerged from its crippling, six-year recession.
A few pioneers are experimenting with unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, exploring their potential for such agricultural chores as monitoring, irrigation and crop spraying.
U.S. companies ramped up hiring in September, and more Americans were confident enough to quit their jobs - two signs of a steadily improving economy. The number of available jobs declined but remained at a healthy level.
Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eked out a rare gain in an important sales measurement during the third quarter as it reported profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday.
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged lower this week, approaching their lows for the year. The benchmark 30-year loan rate hovered near 4 percent.
U.S. banking giant Morgan Stanley helped a Chinese company, Tianhe Chemicals, sell $654 million in stock in a June public offering. But The Associated Press identified significant discrepancies in publicly accessible financial records and statements Tianhe made to investors.
The Association of Irritated Residents, Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club: Kern Kaweah Chapter joined together with Earthjustice to file a lawsuit against California oil regulators.
Kern County energy experts say President Barack Obama's call for cutting greenhouse gas emissions likely spell good news for local wind and solar projects.
The Energy Department now predicts the average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015. The dramatically lower estimate will save U.S. consumers and the economy more than $60 billion if it holds true.
A graduate student has sued a textile company for refusing to hire her for a two-month internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat frequent and debilitating migraine headaches, a decision her lawyer calls discrimination.
Macy's cut its profit outlook after a sales shortfall in its latest quarter, suggesting that shoppers can expect another discount-laden holiday shopping season.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that its third-quarter earnings fell 28 percent from a year ago as attendance to its theme parks fell.
U.S. wholesale businesses posted a modest gain in their stockpiles in September as sales rebounded from a big decline the previous month.