Buoyed by robust demand from U.S. consumers for crossover SUVs and trucks, automakers reported strong June sales in those categories Friday, while overall sales figures pointed to a cooling market.
The U.S. manufacturing sector shifted into higher gear in June, picking up momentum in the fourth straight month of growth, a private survey showed Friday.
In this, Friday, July 1 photo, Bevin Walker of Sylacauga, Alabama, plays volleyball near the shoreline with her family at Orange Beach.
Lionsgate, the Hollywood studio known for its "Hunger Games" film franchise, said Thursday it reached a deal to buy the Starz pay television group for US$4.4 billion.
Canada's Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the previous government's controversial approval of a pipeline proposal that would bring oil to the Pacific Coast for shipment to Asia.
As Puerto Rico faces a major debt payment, President Barack Obama is vowing to move quickly to sign a last-minute rescue package for the financially-strapped U.S. territory and its 3.5 million Americans.
American hospitality giant Starwood began managing a hotel owned by the Cuban military on Tuesday, opening one of the biggest holes in the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba since Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro declared detente in December 2014.
A rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico has survived a test vote in the Senate, just two days before the island is expected to default on a US$2 billion debt payment.
North America's leaders, at their summit in the Canadian capital, are confronting a rising tide of economic protectionism and nationalism.
Furniture giant Ikea said Tuesday it was recalling more than 35 million chests and dressers in North America after six children died in the United States when they tipped over.