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Small Number of Staff Behind Scandal: VW

Small Number of Staff Behind Scandal: VW

Volkswagen believes that only a small number of employees were behind the emissions scandal, but its board chairman... Read more »

Dec 10, 2015
Nordstrom, J.C. Penney, Others Settle False Labeling Lawsuit

Nordstrom, J.C. Penney, Others Settle False Labeling Lawsuit

Nordstrom, J.C. Penney, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Backcountry.com agreed to pay penalties totaling $1.3 million for... Read more »

Dec 9, 2015
Toyota Starts Sales of 4th Generation Prius Hybrid

Toyota Starts Sales of 4th Generation Prius Hybrid

Toyota said Wednesday it expects annual sales of its newly-released fourth generation Prius hybrid to reach as many... Read more »

Dec 9, 2015
Online Sales Surge, but Thousands Lining Up for Black Friday

Online Sales Surge, but Thousands Lining Up for Black Friday

Thousands of shoppers are still choosing to line up in the stores to make sure they got the best deals. Read more »

Nov 27, 2015
Pfizer, Allergan Merge in Biggest Drug Deal Ever

Pfizer, Allergan Merge in Biggest Drug Deal Ever

Pfizer and Allergan will join in a $160 billion deal to create the world's largest drugmaker. The transaction is... Read more »

Nov 23, 2015
UnitedHealth May Withdraw From Obamacare

UnitedHealth May Withdraw From Obamacare

Experts are divided over Thursday’s news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from... Read more »

Nov 23, 2015
Will Nation's Top Health Insurer Kill Obamacare?

Will Nation's Top Health Insurer Kill Obamacare?

Thursday's news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from the health insurance... Read more »

Nov 22, 2015
U.S. Stocks Close Sharply Higher in Wake of Paris Attacks

U.S. Stocks Close Sharply Higher in Wake of Paris Attacks

U.S. stocks gained Monday on a sharp jump in oil prices boosted by geopolitical concerns following weekend terror... Read more »

Nov 16, 2015
Wal-Mart to Open Its Doors on Thanksgiving Day

Wal-Mart to Open Its Doors on Thanksgiving Day

Wal-Mart has broken its silence about its plans for Black Friday. On Thursday, the retailer announced it will open... Read more »

Nov 18, 2015
Company Makes $14B on China's Fake 'Singles' Day'

Company Makes $14B on China's Fake 'Singles' Day'

The retail website Alibaba brought up $14 billion in sales on the made-up Chinese holiday "Singles' Day," the... Read more »

Nov 11, 2015
Beer Giants AB InBev, SABMiller Reach $107B Deal

Beer Giants AB InBev, SABMiller Reach $107B Deal

The world's two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world's... Read more »

Nov 11, 2015
China's Online Singles' Day Nets Record Sales

China's Online Singles' Day Nets Record Sales

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba has passed its record halfway through its Singles’ Day shopping event, NBC News... Read more »

Nov 11, 2015
Safety Experts Release New Booster Seat Ratings

Safety Experts Release New Booster Seat Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its latest safety ratings for booster seats on Tuesday. Twenty... Read more »

Nov 10, 2015
VW Offers $1,000 Credit Cards to Owners of Cheating Diesels

VW Offers $1,000 Credit Cards to Owners of Cheating Diesels

Volkswagen's U.S. subsidiary said on Monday it will offer $1,000 worth of credit cards, of which half may be spent... Read more »

Nov 9, 2015
Verizon Considers Sale of Business Services, Data Storage Assets

Verizon Considers Sale of Business Services, Data Storage Assets

Verizon Communications Inc. is exploring a sale of its enterprise assets, according to people familiar with the... Read more »

Nov 6, 2015
U.S. Hiring on Fire in Oct., Jobless Rate Falls to 5 Percent

U.S. Hiring on Fire in Oct., Jobless Rate Falls to 5 Percent

U.S. hiring roared back in October after two disappointing months as employers added 271,000 jobs, the most since... Read more »

Nov 6, 2015
U.S. Jobs Data to Indicate Pace of Hiring

U.S. Jobs Data to Indicate Pace of Hiring

When the government issues its October jobs report Friday morning, the data may address a key question: Has the U.S.... Read more »

Nov 6, 2015
Girl Scout's Bumping Cookies to $5 a Box

Girl Scout's Bumping Cookies to $5 a Box

After years of holding prices steady, more Girl Scout councils are boosting cookie prices to $5 a box. "The No. Read more »

Nov 5, 2015
Expedia to Buy HomeAway for $3.9 Billion

Expedia to Buy HomeAway for $3.9 Billion

Travel booking site Expedia says it's buying short-term rental marketplace HomeAway for $3.9 billion to boost its... Read more »

Nov 5, 2015
Kraft Heinz to Close 7 Plants, Cut 2600 Jobs

Kraft Heinz to Close 7 Plants, Cut 2600 Jobs

Kraft Heinz will close seven plants in the U.S. and Canada as part of a downsizing that will eliminate 2,600 jobs... Watch »

Nov 5, 2015
 

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Nonprofits Win 21st Century Solutions Grants
A nonprofit that shapes young male inmates into role models, an organization aiming to end D.C. homelessness and a business providing training to Anacostia residents are getting a total of $100,000 in grants from NBC4 and the NBCUniversal Foundation. Read more
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