| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:18 PM
BRASILIA (Reuters) - General Motors Co will invest 6.5 billion reais ($2.8 billion) in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Thursday, reaffirming the automaker's long-term plans despite a sharp downturn in the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Every day for the last decade, Jeffrey Thompson has set up his mobile hot dog cart on 50th Street at 3 a.m. to serve hundreds of Newport News Shipbuilding's night shift workers during their lunch breaks.
Now, as a result of the city's new food cart...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Arizona State senior offensive lineman Chip Sarafin has publicly revealed that he is gay, becoming the first active major college football player to do so.
The 320-pounder came out in an article for Compete, a Tempe-based LGBT publication.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:35 PM
GROVELAND Calif. (Reuters) - Long, heavy logging trucks, swaying with the weight of charred California pines, wind through the forest near Yosemite National Park, part of an effort to clean up from last year's devastating wildfires even as new blazes...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 10:19 PM
The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable.
This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question:...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Huntington Ingalls Industries recently received good news for its Newport News Shipbuilding division: The refueling of an aircraft carrier, a job worth billions of dollars and once in danger, now seems on course.
Now comes HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:41 PM
April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week.
She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Three days after a woman went missing during a daytime home-invasion robbery at a posh Upper Saucon condo that left police seeking a motive, investigators now believe they have one: The woman's jilted girlfriend kidnapped her to get her back.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:30 PM
General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra has made several trips to testify before Congress, most recently this month, about her company's defective ignition switches. The biggest headline-grabbing moment was her apology for the company's apparent 10-year...