Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

Published Jul. 11 2019

Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more...

US budget deficit jumps 23% through June

Published Jul. 11 2019

The U.S. budget deficit increased by $140 billion during the first nine months of this budget year to $747.1 billion...

Republican senator joins two-party push for more local food in schools

Published Jul. 11 2019

Maine's Republican senator is joining a group of colleagues to beef up federal resources that are dedicated to getting fresh,...


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Defense lawyers seek detention at home for Jeffrey Epstein

Published Jul. 11 2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers, seeking bail for their client, said Thursday that he had long lived with the fear that...

North Carolina company charged with mislabeling meat as Atlantic blue crab

Published Jul. 11 2019

A North Carolina seafood company has been charged with selling almost 200,000 pounds of foreign crab meat falsely labeled domestic...

Powell's message to Congress: Rate cut is likely coming soon

Published Jul. 10 2019

Pointing to a weaker global economy, rising trade tensions and chronically low inflation, Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the...

East Brainerd Oral Surgery expands to Hixson

Published Jul. 10 2019

East Brainerd Oral Surgery has opened a new location in Hixson at 4513 Hixson Pike, Suite 101.

Before you click buy, some Amazon 'Prime Day' tips

Published Jul. 10 2019

Amazon's "Prime Day" is back, and so is the temptation to shop and overspend on stuff you don't need.

Mazda Toyota alters production plan for new Alabama plant

Published Jul. 10 2019

A joint venture between Mazda and Toyota is altering its production plans for a new factory being built in north...

Powell signals that rate cut could be coming soon

Published Jul. 10 2019

Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates late this month for the first...

Caught between US and Iran, Europe struggles with diplomacy

Published Jul. 10 2019

France on Tuesday sent a top diplomat to Tehran to urge Iran to scale back its recently increased uranium enrichment...

Poll: Many Americans feeling vulnerable despite economic gains

Published Jul. 10 2019

Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency...


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From Nazis to hippies: End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

Published Jul. 9 2019

Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico....

Federal court says Amazon can be sued over defective product

Published Jul. 9 2019

A federal appeals court has ruled that Amazon can be sued over a defective product sold by one of its...

Uber offers riders more legroom, less chatting at a price

Published Jul. 9 2019

Uber passengers can now get a more spacious ride and a less talkative driver — if they're willing to shell...

Toxic bacteria means fewer people on Mississippi's beaches

Published Jul. 9 2019

Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and it will be weeks before...

23 US governors join California in opposing Trump mileage freeze

Published Jul. 9 2019

Citing climate-damaging tailpipe emissions, 23 U.S. governors signed a pledge backing California leaders in their showdown with the Trump administration...

New report: US government faces potential default in September

Published Jul. 8 2019

Lower than expected tax revenues now mean there is a "significant risk" that the federal government will run out of...

Amazon Minnesota warehouse workers plan 'Prime Day' strike

Published Jul. 8 2019

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in suburban Minneapolis said Monday they'll hit the online retail and entertainment giant with a...

Bible shortage? Publishers say tariffs could cause it

Published Jul. 8 2019

Religious publishers say President Donald Trump's most recent proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage.

Comptroller's Office launches Tennessee Tax Relief Program web tool

Published Jul. 8 2019

The Tennessee Comptroller's Office has created a new interactive web tool that provides important information about Tennessee's Tax Relief program


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Alaska's largest city sets high-temperature record on Independence Day

Published Jul. 5 2019

Alaska's largest city and two other state locations reached record high temperatures on Independence Day.

Two Minnesota students fight for prescription drug repository to redistribute unused medicine

Published Jul. 5 2019

Two University of Minnesota students are launching a prescription drug repository program to redistribute unused medications to people who are...