A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft, a decision that appears to undermine the agency's power to keep a burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the skies.
While supporters and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have been busy debating the controversial proposal, the oil that it’s intended to move has found another carrier _ one that didn’t require the president’s stamp of approval or several years and billions of dollars to construct.
U.S. productivity grew at an even slower annual rate than previously thought in the final three months of last year.
The Tri-City Development Council has picked the URS Corp. to study the possible benefits of building a small modular nuclear reactor system at the Hanford nuclear reservation.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months as layoffs remain at pre-recession levels.
Stocks are opening higher on some encouraging news about the U.S. job market.
The price of oil posted a slight gain Thursday, while natural gas rose 3 percent as supplies fell more than expected.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $100.82 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
The losing bidder for the contract to run the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's commuter rail service asked a judge Thursday to block the winning bidder from taking over as scheduled this summer.
Officials say a 10-year, 0.62-mill property tax renewal, one of several items on the April 5 ballot, is necessary to continue funding operations at Lake Charles Regional Airport.
Cotton futures No. 2 closed $1.50 a bale lower to $15.00 higher Thursday.
New Orleans' latest call for someone to take on the redevelopment of the blighted former Six Flags theme park received just one response.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at another all-time high following encouraging news about the U.S. job market.
A Texas-based mortgage company has announced it will be eliminating 105 jobs at its Scottsbluff office in western Nebraska.
When Connecticut struck a deal for up to $400 million in tax credits for its largest private employer, United Technologies Corp., both the state and the firm said it ensured the headquarters for the company's helicopter and aerospace divisions would remain here "for years to come."
Government regulators are taking too long to write new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery oil train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment, senators complained Thursday.
Kroger said its ability to keep its supermarkets open and well-stocked as customers rushed to hoard groceries ahead of winter storms helped boost its results in the fourth quarter.
Minnesota House backs $500M tax-cut bill
Shaq wants to be back in a video game.
The Bank of England has decided to keep its key interest rate at a record low in hopes of strengthening the economic recovery.
Missouri House members approved a mid-year spending bill Thursday that includes money to keep a St. Louis County school district afloat, to offset a drop in casino tax revenues for education and to help fund the state's Medicaid program.
Discount retailer Fred's Inc. said Thursday that February sales at stores open at least a year fell 2.2 percent, hindered by severe winter weather.
Boeing Co. said Thursday it is freezing the traditional defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 nonunion employees - including managers and executives - starting in 2016.
Julio Teheran worked around six base runners to match Jordan Zimmermann with three scoreless innings and lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.