A sizable number of the recipients of federal aid programs like Medicaid and food stamps are employed by some of the biggest and more profitable companies in the United States, chief among them Walmart and McDonald's, according to a new report from Congress's nonpartisan watchdog.
Apple will pay $113 million to settle an investigation by nearly three dozen states into the tech giant's past practice of slowing customers' old iPhones in an attempt to preserve their batteries.
Apple will cut its app store commissions in half for most developers beginning next year amid an intensifying debate about whether the iPhone maker has been using the fees to unfairly fatten its profits and stifle rivals competing against its own music, video, and other subscription services.
Target is the latest big box U.S. retailer to show that it's prospering during the pandemic.
After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max for flight.
U.S. stock indexes were drifting close to their record highs Wednesday, as hopes for a coronavirus vaccine coming in the future push some investors to look past the worsening pandemic in the present.
Home construction rose 4.9% in October as home building remains as one of the bright spots of the economy.
As the region slowly rebounds from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic that caused businesses to temporarily close and companies cut jobs, local economists on Tuesday said a COVID-19 vaccine or second federal stimulus package will be the key to a full economic recovery.
Allegiant Air is launching new nonstop routes from Spokane to Orange County and Las Vegas.
A 120-year-old architectural gem in Browne’s Addition has changed hands after a group of investors purchased the Patsy Clark Mansion with plans to keep much of its 12,000-square-feet devoted to office space while also increasing public access.
As the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook gave assurances of vigorous action against election disinformation, Republicans at a Senate hearing Tuesday pounded the social media companies over political bias, business practices and market dominance, laying the ground for curbs on their long-held legal protections.
The nomination of Judy Shelton, President Donald Trump's controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, is stalled in the Senate after Vice President-elect Kamala Harris returned to the chamber to cast a key vote in a tally Tuesday.
British Airways said Tuesday that it will start testing passengers flying from the U.S. to London’s Heathrow Airport for COVID-19 in an effort to persuade the British government it should scrap rules requiring most international travelers to quarantine for 14 days.
Twitter is launching tweets that disappear in 24 hours called “Fleets” globally, echoing social media sites like Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram that already have disappearing posts.
Walmart turned out another stellar quarter as the world’s largest retailer powers through a pandemic that has felled other national chains.
Retail sales in the U.S. grew a sluggish 0.3% in October, even as retailers offered early holiday discounts online and in stores.
U.S. stocks were taking a pause on Tuesday from their big rally this month that vaulted them back to record heights.
Now at Amazon.com: insulin and inhalers. The online colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers to order medication or prescription refills, and have them delivered to their front door in a couple of days.
U.S. industrial production rose 1.1% in October, recovering much of the spring decline caused by the virus pandemic.
With a second round of statewide restrictions going into effect this week – limiting restaurants to takeout service only and the number of people in stores during the busiest shopping season of the year – local grocers are gearing up.