The 1989 oil spill prompted changes in oil industry regulation and spill research. But oil companies today are working in more remote places than ever, from the Arctic to deep below the ocean floor.
The craft store chain's conservative Christian owners object to the Affordable Care Act mandate to include coverage for birth control in company health insurance plans.
President Obama and other leaders of the world's biggest industrialized nations say they're not going to summit with Russia in June.
Asian carp are not just a problem for the Great Lakes region. Fish processors in Kentucky are finding novel ways to dispose of them — including sending them to China, where they are prized as food.
Five of Bernie Madoff's former employees were found guilty of helping him fleece investors of $17 billion. They were convicted on charges of securities fraud, conspiracy and tax evasion.
The former employees of Bernard Madoff's securities firm were accused of enriching themselves by helping the now imprisoned financier carry out a Ponzi scheme.
The sanctions are limited, but have already have had some impact. In the words of Russia's finance minister, they are "definitely a negative" for how Russia's economy is perceived.
According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, sometimes dressing down can give the impression of competence and success. Researchers caution it only works in specific contexts.
The U.S. has more high-tech jobs open than it can fill. The problem is many of these programs cost tens of thousands of dollars which makes them out of reach for folks who are out of work.
Apple users would be able to stream live and on-demand programming stored in cloud servers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Talks are still in the early stages.
A cold, snowy winter in most of the country hurt economic growth, but forecasters see conditions improving for the rest of the year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers' games will no longer be broadcast for free on local television. Time Warner Cable has created a special Dodgers channel, but other TV providers are balking at the price.
When men and women pitch the same business idea to venture capitalists, men are awarded money more often. A new study found that appearance also factors into whether or not an idea will get funded.
Representing U.S. health insurance companies, Karen Ignagni says she would add a "lower tier" to the Affordable Care Act options. That could entice healthier people to join the law's new risk pools.
The U.S.-based credit card companies responded to sanctions imposed on Moscow in the wake of its annexation of Crimea.
As e-cigarettes gain popularity, bosses and others continue to mull the pros and cons of letting workers "vape" on the job. Are e-cigs a polluting gateway to tobacco, or do they help smokers quit?
The number of vehicles recalled has more than doubled over the past 20 years — but most notices go unnoticed by the public. "It just starts to become noise," says one auto expert.
Brian Crecente, who is covering the Game Developers Conference this week for the video game website Polygon, talks about the latest trends in the industry.
A Maine bakery sold its own version of cronuts, the croissant-doughnut hybrids, which it called crauxnuts. But the cronut creator sent a letter saying the name was trademarked, no matter the spelling.
The German government has intervened in a trade deal between a German arms manufacturer and the Russian military.