The federal program, which would pay for catastrophic damage if a U.S. city was attacked again, is up for renewal this year and some have begun to worry that it may be in trouble.
The strawberry breeding program at the University of California, Davis, is a big money-earner. It's created a unique hybrid of the public and private breeding sector, and that's led to conflict.
Acid has long been used in oil drilling in Florida, but Collier County officials say the state has been lax in its oversight of a new process that involves injecting acid underground under pressure.
The auto industry is enduring a year of recalls. General Motors alone has recalled more than 25 million vehicles in the U.S. so far in 2014, and other automakers are also picking up the pace of their vehicle recalls.
When salaries are transparent, it changes the dynamic between workers and the boss — and among workers themselves.
Facebook scientists were criticized for a study that manipulated what some Facebook users saw on their feeds. COO Sheryl Sandberg said they didn't mean to upset users.
A concept of perfectly fitting footwear inspired by cheese fondue, these slippers would be made by you, for you.
In a major labor law decision, the Supreme Court stopped short of preventing public employee unions from collecting compulsory dues. But some justices might be willing to take that step soon.
Is frozen yogurt a weak link in our quest for sustenance and gastronomic pleasure? A Washington, D.C., start-up thinks so, and has just launched a frozen yogurt vending machine to make fro-yo easier.
Also: The bench in Amsterdam where the main characters sit in the film adaptation of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars is missing; a new poem by Joel Brouwer.
Between 2007 and 2012, Census Bureau data show the number of breweries in the U.S. more than doubled to 869. And shipments from those breweries went up almost 34 percent.
According to the AP, June was a good month overall for automakers — with over 1 million cars sold. Analysts told the AP that the recalls themselves could have been what caused the surge in sales.
David Greene talks to Jennifer Reingold of Fortune magazine about what Robert McDonald can bring to the Department of Veterans Affairs. McDonald needs to win Senate confirmation.
The Federal Trade Commission says the illegal charges were for premium services customers didn't order. T-Mobile says the suit is unfounded, and that it stopped billing for the services last year.
Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.
Empty lots have multiplied in parts of Chicago in recent years, so the city is selling them to homeowners dirt cheap. It's an effort to spark renewal in some of the city's most blighted areas.
Companies say it pays to invest in employee health — productivity climbs and many costs of health care drop. But preserving worker privacy while encouraging fitness can be tricky.
The Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case has focused attention on "closely held" businesses. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested the decision will have broad ramifications because 90 percent of U.S. businesses are closely held. That figure may be correct, but it's also misleading.
The Federal Trade Commission alleges the company profited from scams against its customers. Its long phone bills, the FTC says, made it nearly impossible for customers to understand the charge.
One-third of the seafood Americans catch is sold abroad, but most of the seafood we eat here is imported and often of lower quality. Why? Author Paul Greenberg says it has to do with American tastes.