Thursday, October 1, 2015
American consumers were feeling more confident again this month, good news for the U.S. economy.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced new rules Tuesday to reduce toxic air pollution from oil refineries by forcing operators to adopt new technology that better monitors and controls emissions.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Seven more companies including electric car maker Tesla Motors could be facing recalls because they use air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., according to letters they received last week from U.S. safety regulators.
An AIDS health care group is defending an ad campaign in Los Angeles that links popular dating apps with the spread of sexual transmitted diseases.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, as pending sales slumped amid broader concerns about the U.S. stock market and global economy.
A handful of Florida state lawmakers started living on the minimum wage Monday to see what it is like and promote a drive to raise it to US$15 per hour.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
U.S. consumer spending rose at a healthy rate in August, while income growth slowed after a big jump in July.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Deep inside a 70-year-old water-treatment plant, drinking water for the U.S. state of Iowa's capital city is cleansed of harmful nitrates that come from the central state's famously rich farmland.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
The U.S. economy grew at an even faster clip in the spring than previously estimated. But that growth likely slowed in the summer, held back by global headwinds and turbulent financial markets.
Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Thursday that she expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to begin raising interest rates from record lows by the end of the year.