New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to charges of corruption and bribery.
A tanker hauling about 400,000 barrels of crude oil has been refloated after running aground off Texas while bound for the Port of Houston.
Decisions further stamp the Obama Justice Department as a political operation.
Natural-gas futures on Thursday gained more ground after the U.S. Energy
Ohio maple syrup producers say lingering winter weather limited their season, making for a sluggish year.
Clothing maker Perry Ellis International (PERY) reported a wider fourth-quarter loss Thursday compared with a year ago as labor disputes at West Coast ports made it hard to deliver products to customers.
Oil workers in Siberia struck woolly mammoth while carrying out land reclamation work.
A consultant vetting bids for Atlantic City's former Revel casino says that although 18 potential buyers have expressed interest, Florida developer Glenn Straub is the only one who has made a qualified offer.
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is recovering at a Los Angeles-area hospital Thursday after being found unconscious in her home Tuesday afternoon.
Indiana lawmakers on Thursday announced changes they plan to make to the state's new religious-objections law aimed at quelling widespread criticism from businesses and others who have called the proposal anti-gay.
"Goodfellas" actor Paul Sorvino is blaming unfavorable news coverage for killing a deal to distribute a movie he produced with $500,000 from a Pennsylvania county.
Shares of some top staffing companies are up at 10 a.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A rose $.05 or .3 percent, to $17.28.
Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: CSX fell $.19 or .6 percent, to $33.26.
Shares of some top medical devices companies are up at 10 a.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.54 or .8 percent, to $68.08.
Shares of some top leisure companies are up at 10 a.m.: Carnival rose $.44 or .9 percent, to $47.92.
Shares of some top food companies are up at 10 a.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.66 or 1.8 percent, to $37.52.
Shares of some top credit card companies are up at 10 a.m.: American Express Co. rose $.07 or .1 percent, to $79.00.