The government is proposing a $12 million fine against Southwest for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing jetliners.
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's trying new strategies to appear more upscale to increasingly value-conscious diners.
Kmart struggles likes its corporate sibling Sears, and both increasingly rely on the Shop Your Way program, with in-store pickup of items bought online.
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia shareholders will get a one-third stake in new company.
Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose more than expected in June, pointing to momentum in the economy at the end of the second quarter.
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Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year.
After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system, the government still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.
Women who own small businesses are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a report says.
Shanghai police detain five people in an investigation into a China-based supplier to fast-food brands over allegations the firm supplied rotten meat.
To push for a vote on a bill to renew extended federal aid, advocates for the long-term unemployed highlight personal stories of jobless people.
Thousands of aging Americans are taking part in home-sharing programs that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting companionship.
Ken Griffey has saved an Alabama knife factory not once but twice. In the process he's proved that believing in people is as important as making a profit.
The roots of America's current craft brewing boom go back to 1978, when Jimmy Carter, who didn't drink alcohol, legalized homebrewing.
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Consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the overall trend continued to point to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.
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McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.
Two huge beverage companies are expected to post opposing financials, and it looks like a good week for Chipotle, Facebook and a hero named Hercules.