The Rapides Parish Police Jury has filed a lawsuit against the architectural firm that formerly headed the Rapides Parish Coliseum renovation project.
Chinese police hauled away dozens of workers Friday to break up a march on a factory complex targeted by tens of thousands of laborers striking against the world's largest maker of athletic shoes, while a government trade union said it would mediate the labor dispute.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects.
State officials will reveal if South Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to fall.
A former New York lieutenant governor is among the candidates to be interviewed as a possible expert in the Detroit bankruptcy case.
Asian stocks were mostly higher in trading muted by Good Friday observance.
Mississippi growers at some point this fall will have to make a momentous, one-time decision on how best to insure their livelihood over the next five years.
The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer. Sooner or later, yet another bar with a warm "Welcome" will be gone.
A new Christian-themed mud run has added an unusual twist to the barbed wire and flames that have become commonplace at similar events.
New students at Southern Illinois University won't be paying more for tuition this fall.
A spring event that includes tours of Kentucky's bourbon distilleries will close with a polo tournament on the banks of the Ohio River in Louisville.
The stories behind Detroit's Eastern Market will be shared by an expert and an official with the longtime open-air public market and adjacent district.
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.
The state is sending experts to Long Island to assist homeowners facing foreclosures.
Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.
Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas.
This is what an industry shake-up looks like.
A special investigative team of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is looking into an explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant that killed one person and injured three others.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday.
A women's legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, alleging the schools have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students over several decades.
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.
The state labor department says the unemployment rate was up slightly to 6.9 percent in March from 6.8 percent in February.