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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Alabama was the only state that had a higher unemployment rate in July than it did a year ago.
Nebraska's crops are making good progress, but crops that lack irrigation are starting to show signs of stress in areas where there hasn't been much rain lately.
The CEO of a bankrupt southern Kentucky oil company was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in prison for scamming investors into giving him money for three oil partnerships in Kentucky and Tennessee.
Riding a wave of growth and popularity of the state's aquaculture, Virginia officials on Tuesday announced the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail to connect travelers to the state's oyster industry.
The British bank will pay a $300 million penalty to New York's financial regulator and impose measures to correct lapses in its anti-money-laundering procedures.
More than 2,400 former Lehman Brothers bankers based in Britain will have their pensions paid in full after winning a six-year battle to receive their money from parts of the collapsed U.S. investment bank.
British drugmaker AstraZeneca says the U.S. Department of Justice has closed its investigation into a clinical trial of the company's blood thinner Brilinta, and plans no further action.
Momentum to shift some gambling away from Atlantic City increased Tuesday as a state senator introduced plans for a constitutional amendment putting slot machines at New Jersey's four horse racing tracks, a business group increased its planning for an anticipated full-blown casino at the Meadowlands sports complex just outside New York City and the state gave final approval for the Showboat to shut down this month.
General Motors Co's (NYSE:GM) website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said.
Medtronic Inc Chief Executive Omar Ishrak defended his company's plan to acquire Dublin-based Covidien Plc in a so-called inversion deal, saying the medical device maker will be able to create more U.S. jobs while still paying substantial taxes once the transaction closes.
The financial giant is reportedly considering a sale of its Japan retail-banking unit where it's had a presence for decades as a leading Western bank.
Hopes for a sustained housing recovery were bolstered after housing data blew past views, and Home Depot sees sales growing faster in the back half of 2014.
GameStop Corp, the world's largest retailer of videogame products, said Chief Executive Paul Raines underwent an unexpected surgery last week for a small cancerous brain tumor.
U.S. stocks are moving higher in midday trading after investors got some encouraging news about home building and corporate earnings.
In an analysis of financial-statement information from 2010 to 2014, Sageworks found that large, privately held companies in the United States are outpacing their publicly traded counterparts in two key performance metrics.
Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing.
Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail could be on the horizon at New Jersey's Meadowlands.
A defense attorney grilled a key prosecution witness in the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak.
Medtronic Inc. on Tuesday reported net income that declined by nearly 9 percent in its fiscal first quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.
Carillion PLC Tuesday improved its merger offer for fellow construction and support services firm Balfour Beatty PLC .