China's main stock index, the Shanghai Composite Index, fell 8.5 percent Monday in the biggest percentage drop in eight years. The Chinese market had been making a comeback from a serious sell-off earlier this summer, but now much of that gain has been lost.
The company will pay up to $105 million in fines for failing to fix recalled vehicles in a timely manner. The automaker also agreed to pay top trade-in value for many cars that were subject to recall.
A severe flaw in Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system, would let hackers take over with just a text message.
Federal regulators said the company failed to complete numerous safety recalls on more than 11 million vehicles. Fiat Chrysler released a brief statement on Sunday accepting the consequences.
The drama came as the Senate defeated a procedural vote to repeal President Obama's health care law and took a step toward reviving the federal Export-Import Bank, both amendments on a highway bill.
The automaker admits it failed to promptly and effectively recall vehicles with defects, including ones that could cause drivers to lose control. The company will also buy back some cars from owners.
The announcement comes just days after the publisher said it was selling The Financial Times.
The Transportation Department is examining airline ticket prices before and after the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment in May. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the AP's Scott Mayerowitz.
They're facing a double whammy. Not only do customers have less money to spend, but businesses can no longer pay their foreign suppliers for goods and raw materials. Many fear they'll have to close.
California's ongoing drought has forced many almond growers to use groundwater on the thirsty crop. The problem: That water is high in salt, and it's killing almond trees.
Health insurer Anthem has agreed to buy fellow insurer Cigna for close to $50 billion. NPR looks at what the deal might mean for consumers.
One reason health insurers are looking to get bigger is that the hospitals and doctor groups across the negotiating table have also gotten bigger.
The $48 billion deal would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment.
The combined company would have an estimated revenue of $115 billion and cover 53 million people in the U.S.
One of the world's oldest and most famous newspapers is changing hands. The Financial Times, based in London, will be sold to Nikkei Inc. of Japan for $1.3 billion dollars.
A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs.
As health insurers propose their rates for 2016, state agencies are So far only a handful of states have finalized rates for 2016.
More than a hundred influential doctors banded together to propose seven ways to bring down the high prices of cancer drugs. They say changes are needed to preserve access to care.
Earlier Thursday, the Financial Times itself had reported that the newspaper's publisher was on the verge of being sold to German media group Alex Springer.
The measures involve an overhaul to the banking and judicial systems — demands made by Greece creditors in exchange for the 86 billion euro rescue package.