DURHAM, N.C. -- An economic downturn is looking more likely in 2019, according to a global survey of chief financial officers.
Nearly half of the U.S. executives surveyed in the Duke University Fuqua School of Business ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of eight Sampson County, N.C. neighbors who sued the world's largest pork producer for bringing foul odors and excessive noise to their rural community.
Each plaintiff ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Changes to a federal food program that could have left thousands of needy Americans hungry have been stripped from the 2018 five-year federal farm bill.
The $867 billion, 807-page legislation that emerged ...Read more
Q: Comcast told me I had to change my Outlook 2007 settings in order to keep receiving e-mail. After I made the changes, I could still send e-mails but I couldn't receive any, and a new inbox was created that didn't ...Read more
CBS News has settled a lawsuit filed by three female employees who claimed they were sexually harassed by the network's former anchor Charlie Rose.
The suit filed in May by Sydney McNeal, Katherine Brooks Harris and ...Read more
Hourly workers at four more General Motors factories have reason to worry.
Two assembly plants in Michigan, one in Kentucky and one in Kansas are operating far below their production capacity.
Industry experts and some ...Read more
McDonald's has announced steps to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply, a major commitment from the nation's largest beef purchaser to address concerns about a rise in drug-resistant infections.
The ...Read more
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have sent out their annual letter from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, calling it "A note from Mark & me: looking back at 2018."
The initiative, now celebrating ...Read more
I got to chatting with someone about 30 years younger than me the other day at our local library. We were sharing stories about our lives and careers and families. He expressed surprise at two elements of my life that I ...Read more
At 6 feet, 2 inches and 275 pounds, Daniel Huffman was the co-captain and a star defensive tackle on his Rossville, Illinois, high school football team. His dream was to be a "football hero" at Florida State University, ...Read more
The new Ford Ranger isn't trying to compete with the Toyota Prius on gas mileage, but Ford is touting new midsize pickup for its fuel efficiency.
Powered by a standard 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the ...Read more
Selling your home can be a headache. There's the real estate agent to find, the open houses to hold, the bids to weigh. And then, at the very end, there's the wait for something that may not even happen: financing.
A ...Read more
Tech startups in San Diego are spending quite a bit less than their peers in other innovation hubs around the country -- not only in expensive cities like San Francisco, but also in affordable cities like Austin, Texas.
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is planning to take several actions aimed at calling out China for efforts to steal intellectual secrets from American high-tech companies, according to two people familiar with the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- When members of Congress search their phones, they don't much like what they see.
That was clear when Google chief executive Sundar Pichai took the hot seat Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee to ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- On her first full day leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Kathy Kraninger said she won't be a clone of Mick Mulvaney, the controversial acting director who she replaced in the powerful ...Read more
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai, in his long-awaited appearance on Capitol Hill, told lawmakers Tuesday that his company's search engine had no bias against conservatives. He also said the tech giant had no current ...Read more
Latin America's two largest markets will start 2019 in the hands of new populist presidents who pledge to overturn decades of consensus policies in an effort to revitalize growth and boost investor confidence.
In Mexico, ...Read more
Dell Technologies shareholders on Tuesday voted to take the Round Rock, Texas-based tech giant public after five years as a private company.
Based on a preliminary vote tally, shareholders approved the reverse merger -- ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- For Wall Street lobbyists, December is the time for holiday cocktail parties and last-ditch efforts to win favors from lawmakers.
With less than two weeks for Congress to cut a deal to fund federal agencies,...Read more
- Random man elects himself tax collector in Pennsylvania town, chaos ensues
- U.S. House passes $867 billion farm bill, which President Donald Trump is expected to sign
- NC hog farm's neighbors not entitled to punitive damages, judge rules
- United Airlines flight attendants launch protest over downsizing of international crews
- Ex-LA Times publisher reportedly got $2.5 million after secretly recording his ex-boss Michael Ferro
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