COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal agency has told a company building a high-pressure natural gas pipeline it cannot resume drilling beneath creeks in southeast Ohio and northern West Virginia.
WASHINGTON - Alicia Johnson and her husband wanted to renovate their home last fall but ran into a roadblock: When they tried to refinance their mortgage and borrow against their equity, five banks said no.
NEW YORK - A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.
ORLANDO, Fla. - For more than a moment, you feel the way "Avatar" hero Jake Sully felt plunging down the side of a floating mountain and coming just close enough to a giant wave to feel the mist on your face - all while on the back of a flying banshee that then swoons and soars high above th…
TAMPA, Fla. - It's like a supermarket for Navy SEALs. A grocery store for Green Berets. A Costco for commandoes.
LONDON - Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, traveled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country's president in celebrating the world's first Ebola vaccine.
DETROIT - Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services.
REYNOSA, Mexico - Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun crests on the outskirts of this border city. After spending their first eight months on the ranches of Gildardo Lopez Hinojosa, the calves …
BRUSSELS - The intelligence behind plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe took center stage on Wednesday as American and European officials met to discuss the looming decision.
LONDON - The two-hour marathon.
WILMOT, N.H. - A New Hampshire man who was injured in a house explosion is thanking Siri for saving his life.
LONDON – Britain’s foreign secretary says Brussels may have to pay Britain for its exit from the European Union, rather than the other way around.
Maryland utility regulators this week approved subsidies for two offshore wind projects off the coast of Ocean City that would be largest of their kind in the country, a decision that could make the state a leader in the industry.
Detroit needs more people like Victoria Schein. Less than a year out of Smith College, the 23-year-old software engineer has filed for 14 patents and received nine as part of Ford Motor Co.'s driverless-vehicle research team.
NEW YORK - The U.S. government said hiring bounced back in April and stocks are slightly higher Friday as a quiet week of trading comes to a close. Energy companies are recovering along with oil prices. IBM is slumping after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said he sold a large part of hi…
WASHINGTON - Relieved Republicans muscled their health care bill through the House Thursday, taking their biggest step toward dismantling the Obama health care overhaul since Donald Trump took office. They won passage only after overcoming their own divisions that nearly sank the measure six…
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are slipping Wednesday as media, technology and health care companies trade lower. Investors aren't thrilled with Apple's first-quarter results, which included lower-than-expected iPhone sales. The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, but bond yields and bank…
NEW YORK - Sprint Corp. on Wednesday reported a narrower fiscal fourth-quarter loss on higher equipment revenue, but the results still fell short of expectations.
WASHINGTON - United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized Tuesday on Capitol Hill for an incident in which a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight and vowed to do better as he and other airline executives faced tough questions from lawmakers.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Innkeepers, restaurateurs and landscapers around the U.S. say they are struggling to find seasonal help and turning down business in some cases because the government tightened up on visas for temporary foreign workers.
NEW YORK - Giving workers a raise, investing in new machinery. Small business owners have long wish lists to choose from if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law - but most don't expect to go on a hiring binge.
WASHINGTON - Counting down to a budget deadline, the White House has toyed with a hardball health care tactic to force Democrats to yield on President Donald Trump's priorities.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors apologized to investors and faced a series of protesters Tuesday at the first big shareholder meeting since a scandal over sales practices led to an executive shake-up, fines and a dented reputation.
PYONGYANG, North Korea - No modern airport terminal is complete without an ATM, and Pyongyang's now has two. But they don't work - because of new Chinese sanctions, according to bank employees - and it's not clear when they will.
PYONGYANG, North Korea - Coca-Cola is possibly the world's most recognizable brand, an almost inescapable symbol of the global appeal of American-style consumer culture. There are only two countries in the world where Coke doesn't officially operate, and one of them is North Korea.
TOPEKA - Kansas regulators on Wednesday rejected the proposed sale of the state's largest electric company to a Missouri firm, concluding that the $12.2 billion price was too high and would leave the combined utility financially weaker than the separate companies.
NEW YORK - When small or independent retailers post "Going Out of Business" signs, many ask themselves, now what? That may mean trying again - or forging ahead on a completely different career path.
BOSTON - The daily fantasy sports industry has sharply contracted since the online games offered by companies such as FanDuel and DraftKings sparked court and legislative battles across the United States last year.
SHANGHAI - On April 6, Ivanka Trump's company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks, giving it monopoly rights to sell Ivanka brand jewelry, bags and spa services in the world's second-largest economy. That night, the first daughter and her husband, Ja…
HAYANGE, France - Two things now grow around the rusting carcasses of the last blast furnaces in this French steel town: weeds, and votes for populist Marine Le Pen.
NEW YORK - The telecom industry's lobbying muscle pushed a consumer privacy measure to a swift death in Congress.
WASHINGTON - What happened to Donald Trump the "America First" trade warrior?
NEW YORK - Thursday at the New York International Auto Show was a day for automakers that sell to the wealthiest of car buyers to show their high-powered stuff. Prices for these cars range from hundreds of thousands of dollars to the millions. A potential competitor for Tesla also made its a…
Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning reading, math, science and social studies into gold by selling their lesson plans online to fellow teachers around the world.
WASHINGTON – On infrastructure, President Donald Trump wants to offer a two-for-one deal.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Toyota said Monday it is investing $1.33 billion to retool its sprawling factory in Georgetown, Kentucky, where the company's flagship Camry sedans are built.
WASHINGTON - Something new is happening in a health care debate dominated for seven years by the twists and turns of Barack Obama's signature law. The focus has shifted to ideas from President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers in Congress, and most people don't like what they see.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is going back to the drawing board. He has scrapped the tax plan he campaigned on and is searching for Republican consensus behind legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax system.
DALLAS - The airlines are getting better at sticking to their schedules and are losing fewer bags. Their customers seem to be complaining less often.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
WASHINGTON - A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" - suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol-related diseases.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is rallying support for the Republican health care overhaul by taking his case directly to GOP lawmakers at the Capitol, two days before the House plans a climactic vote that poses an important early test for his presidency. Top House Republicans unveiled …
LONDON - Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbors.
JERUSALEM - As the world moves toward an era of self-driving cars, Israel is positioning itself to be the Detroit of the future.
WASHINGTON - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in more than eight years.
LONDON - Brexit. It's coming, but no one knows what form it will take. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to fire the starting pistols this month, leading to at least two years of complex negotiations between Britain and 27 other European Union nations with competing interests.
DETROIT - Volkswagen pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and obstruction of justice and agreed to pay a $4.3 billion penalty for a brazen scheme to program nearly 600,000 vehicles to cheat on U.S. emissions tests.
WASHINGTON - Over the strong objections of key conservatives and Democrats, House Republican leaders are forging ahead with a health care plan that scraps major parts of the Obama-era overhaul.
SAN FRANCISCO - A private Catholic high school in California's Silicon Valley that made $24 million from an initial public offering of shares in Snap Inc. will use the windfall for financial aid, professional development, teacher training and funding of school programs, the school's presiden…