Business

Land deals, incentives OK'd for new auto plant in Detroit

May 21, 2019

Fiat Chrysler can move forward with plans to build a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant on Detroit's eastside and invest $900 million to retool and modernize another

Congressional leaders make progress on debt, spending talks

May 21, 2019

Top leaders of both parties in Congress are making better-than-expected progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government's borrowing limit

Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 'Cuckoo's Nest'

May 21, 2019

Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on a campus of the former psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed

Tesla reduces prices on Models S and X amid stock slump

May 21, 2019

Faced with a slumping stock price and questions about demand for its vehicles, Tesla has lowered the U.S. base prices of its 2 most expensive models

Postal Service tests mail shipments on self-driving trucks

May 21, 2019

A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border

May 21, 2019

House panel divides over Trump administration's move to send TSA employees from airports to the US-Mexico border

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail money

May 21, 2019

California has sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project

'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations

May 21, 2019

Generous benefits. No copays. 'Medicare for All's' rich benefits would exceed what other countries provide

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

May 20, 2019

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain, is closing all 650 of its stores after struggling with falling sales.

Senate GOP leader would raise age for buying tobacco to 21

May 20, 2019

The Senate's top Republican is introducing legislation to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21