President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tapping a progressive ally of Sen. Elizabeth Warren to helm the agency whose creation she championed
When Joe Biden entered the White House as vice president in 2009, the economy was cratering
World markets have gotten off to a slow start for the week despite news that the Chinese economy grew 2.3% in 2020
China reports its economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated while the United States, Europe and Japan struggled with disease outbreaks
Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City’s two major newspapers have printed daily editions for more than a century, but now the presses will only be whirring once a week as they join other news organizations nationwide in shifting their focus online to stay afloat.
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticketed manufactured goods rose a moderate 0.9% in November with a key category that tracks business investment plans showing a gain.
U.S. consumer spending fell 0.4% in November, the first decline since April, as Americans confronted a newly resurgent virus.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell by 89,000 last week to a still-elevated 803,000, evidence that the job market remains under stress nine months after the coronavirus outbreak sent the U.S. economy into recession and caused millions of layoffs.
A toxic chemical ban signed into law in California will change the composition of cosmetics, shampoos, hair straighteners and other personal care products used by consumers across the country, industry officials and activists say.
Seattle didn’t just grow a lot bigger in the previous decade. It also grew a lot geekier.
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday, though the S&P 500 posted its first weekly loss in four weeks.
Democrat Joe Biden's remarks that he will transition away from the oil industry in favor of renewable energy sources have drawn quick attention from President Donald Trump
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns.
Federal regulators have cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus at the company’s Sioux Falls plant, an early hot spot for virus infections that hobbled American meatpacking plants
A fire with billowing smoke has residents around a chlorine plant sheltering in place after Hurricane Laura raked Louisiana's industrial Lake Charles area
The energy industry is assessing damage caused by storm surges and high winds as Hurricane Laura cut a dangerous path across the coastlines of Texas and Louisiana, making landfall early Thursday.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree says at least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in the recent weeks since rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier’s operations
American Airlines plans to more than double its cargo-only flights in September, putting some of its underutilized planes to use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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