The federal, North Carolina and Virginia governments asked a court Thursday to declare the country's largest electricity company liable for environmental damage from a leak five years ago that left miles of a river shared by the two states coated in hazardous coal ash. Government lawyers sought
Boeing says it will take a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines whose Max jets remain grounded after two deadly accidents. Boeing said Thursday that the calculation was based on an assumption that regulatory approval for the plane's return to flying will begin early in
Phreesia — the health care software company that’s using technology to make both providers and patients lives easier — made its public debut today on the New York Stock Exchange.
The Environmental Protection Agency is rejecting legal challenges by environmental groups seeking a ban of a pesticide linked to brain damage in children. The EPA's defense Thursday comes in response to an environmental group's federal court fight to force the agency to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson said Thursday his spaceship has just a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip. The British billionaire celebrated his 69th birthday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center during 50th anniversary festivities for humanity's first
Union Pacific's CEO, Lance Fritz, on the company's earnings beat and the impact trade tensions are having on the overall freight business.
The Journal says that Gannett Co., the owner of USA Today, and GateHouse Media, the owner of the Austin American-Statesman, Palm Beach Post and many papers in small- and mid-sized towns, are nearing a deal that would have GateHouse or its parent buy Gannett. New Media Investment Group, itself a unit
President Donald Trump said Thursday that the administration will "take a very long look" at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is preparing to award for a cloud computing system, citing "tremendous complaints" he's heard about the process. Amazon Web Services
Shares of Netflix saw a sharp decline after the company reported domestic subscriber loss and weak international subscriber gain. One analyst calls reaction to the news an "overreaction."
Oklahoma County has joined over 50 other cities and counties in the state to prosecute drug companies for damages caused by the opioid epidemic. All three county commissioners voted Wednesday to approve a contract with the Fulmer Sill law firm to sue opioid manufacturers, The Oklahoman reported. The
Some are seeking trade loopholes or even mislabeling where their goods originate — all with the goal of evading President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports. Netflix price increases during the second quarter seem to have spooked subscribers, and raise the question of how much people are willing
House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, showcasing the progress and challenge of a signature issue for the party ahead of the 2020 election. The increase, which would boost pay for some 30 million low-wage workers
About 10,000 live-in childcare workers from around the world will share in a class-action settlement in a case that challenged whether they should be treated as employees entitled to minimum wage or members of the family learning about the United States while helping out at home. U.S. District Judge
Investors will get a pulse of the current state of the transportation industry when Kansas City Southern reports quarterly results ahead of the opening bell on Friday.
Republican Gov. Mike DeWine approved a 4% cut in personal income taxes as part of Ohio's next state budget but vetoed 25 other items Thursday, including elements affecting Medicaid, education and young adult smokers. The $69 billion, two-year spending plan eliminates the income tax for people earning
Southwest Airlines is again pushing back the date it expects to be able to fly the grounded Boeing 737 Max jet, meaning more flight cancellations. Southwest said Thursday that it is taking the plane out of its schedule through Nov. 2, a month longer than previously planned. Without the plane, Southwest