Federal agency seeks fine for violations at Georgia nuclear plant

Published Feb. 22 2018

A federal agency Wednesday proposed a $145,000 fine for safety violations at Plant Vogtle, saying employees failed to perform "vital"...

Ford ousts a top executive over 'inappropriate behavior'

Published Feb. 22 2018

Ford Motor Co. has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of inappropriate behavior.

Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online

Published Feb. 22 2018

When it comes to the Olympics, too much choice can paralyze you with indecision. With five television channels, online streaming,...


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Investors are winners as companies lay out tax-saving plans

Published Feb. 21 2018

It's just what the GOP said we'd hear from a CEO after being handed a big tax break.

Walmart's bruising battle with Amazon saps its 4th quarter results

Published Feb. 21 2018

Walmart is getting bruised in its battle with online leader Amazon.

Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline

Published Feb. 21 2018

Opponents of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to...

Home Depot 4th quarter profit rides strong home improvement market

Published Feb. 21 2018

A strong home-improvement market pushed Home Depot's profit higher in the fourth quarter, topping expectations.

Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

Published Feb. 20 2018

The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on...

Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

Published Feb. 19 2018

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital.

'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192 million weekend

Published Feb. 18 2018

A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed "Black Panther" to a record-setting $192 million...

U.S. cities pitch diversity in efforts to lure businesses

Published Feb. 18 2018

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in...

Kept out: Loophole in law for the poor spurs gentrification

Published Feb. 16 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jonathan Jacobs had almost no savings, a modest income and a credit report marred by a disputed...


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Mortgages get more expensive as rates rise to highest level in nearly 4 years

Published Feb. 16 2018

The cost of borrowing for a home keeps going up, a potential obstacle to would-be buyers at a time when...

McDonald's is removing cheeseburgers, chocolate milk from Happy Meals menu

Published Feb. 16 2018

McDonald's is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the...

Sam's Club to offer free shipping for premium members

Published Feb. 15 2018

Sam's Club is offering free shipping for premium members and simplifying its membership tiers.

Fannie Mae loses $6.5 billion in 4th quarter on tax change

Published Feb. 15 2018

Sweeping changes to U.S. tax law led to a $6.53 billion loss at Fannie Mae last quarter, putting the government-controlled...

Lowe's and Home Depot plan to hire seasonal workers

Published Feb. 15 2018

Lowe's and Home Depot plan on hiring thousands of workers to fill seasonal jobs as the spring and summer rush...

U.S. inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes

Published Feb. 15 2018

Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing...

Critics wary as Google's Chrome begins ad crackdown

Published Feb. 15 2018

Today, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to reshape the web by eradicating ads it deems annoying or otherwise...

VW Atlas lands Good Housekeeping award

Published Feb. 14 2018

The Chattanooga-made Volkswagen Atlas has earned Good Housekeeping magazine's 2018 Best New Car Award in the midsize SUV category, according...

Markets Q&A: Is the worst of stock market turmoil over?

Published Feb. 14 2018

NEW YORK (AP) - Is it safe to come out now?

PepsiCo posts flat sales; cuts jobs and issues bonuses

Published Feb. 14 2018

PepsiCo reported flat revenue for the last few months of 2017, and said it will cut some jobs while giving...

New Fed chief Jerome Powell pledges to remain alert to emerging stability risks

Published Feb. 14 2018

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the global economy is recovering strongly for the first time in a decade,...