United Steelworkers members are on strike at refineries and chemical plants that process 10 percent of the nation's gasoline, diesel, heating oil and jet fuel.
A federal regulator says students of Corinthian College, who paid tuition based on deceptive claims of job prospects, will have $480 million in loans forgiven.
Ford Motor Co. is transitioning several hundred U.S. hourly workers into a higher pay bracket after surpassing a cap on the number of lower-wage workers it can hire.
Alberta's leader is in Washington to lobby Congress and the administration to push ahead with the controversial pipeline.
The prices that gas stations charge for fuel can vary widely. Smaller, independent stations are able to sell the cheapest gas because they undercut competitors by buying unbranded gasoline.
The vote was 239-186. The bill would repeal the health care law and direct panels to come up with a replacement. The measure, which is unlikely to pass the Senate, faces a presidential veto threat.
Law enforcement in Nebraska towns near the Colorado border are reporting a jump in pot-related offenses. Legalization next door, they say, is creating burdensome consequences they never asked for.
Standard & Poor's has agreed to pay more than $1 billion to settle charges that it gave false ratings to mortgage-related securities in the years leading up the financial crisis.
The USDA is considering a set of rules for certifying farmed fish as organic. But some consumer groups say the recommendations don't go far enough to meet the strict standards of other organic foods.
Standard and Poor's is expected to settle a lawsuit brought by the Justice Department over the quality of the firm's ratings during the years before the financial crisis.
State's attorney general asks four major retailers to pull pills because they don't contain what they claim. Tests show supplements are often filled with cheap ingredients, including houseplants.
S&P parent company McGraw Hill Financial will make two payments of $687.5 million: one to the U.S. Justice Department and another to 19 states and the District of Columbia.