After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the...
President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a "great day for American jobs" and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:32 PM EDT
Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'
Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:11 PM EDT
US New Home Sales Rise Despite Higher Mortgage Rates
Americans responded to higher mortgage rates by snapping up new homes in February at the fastest pace since July.
New-home sales rose 6.1 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 02:02 PM EDT
Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too
Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing.
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 05:52 PM EDT
Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery
Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported.
Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...
Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:25 PM EDT
Famed Restaurant French Laundry Switches to 'Tickets' From Reservations
A world famous, Michelin three-star restaurant in Napa County is among the latest high-end establishments to join the trend of requiring prepaid "tickets" for reservations.
The French Laundry in Yountville,...
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 07:10 AM EDT
YouTube Investigating Restrictions on Gay-Themed Content
The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other's eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another.
The four-minute video...
Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 03:50 PM EDT
Forbes Ranks the Richest People in the World in 2017
The Mexican government has signed an agreement with a private organization to provide thousands of jobs for repatriated citizens as the United States moves to boost deportations of immigrants in that country...