By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Boeing is expected to respond Thursday to a Machinists union proposal that would keep much of the 777X work in the Puget Sound.
The Machinists have put forward a preliminary contract proposal and said they anticipate Boeing responding to the offer
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford Motor Co. says 2014 will be its busiest year ever, with 23 new vehicles being introduced around the world.
Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas, says Ford will support that growth with 5,000 new hires in the U.S. and 6,000 new jobs in Asia, where it's
DETROIT (AP) - America's top auto safety regulator is stepping down.
David Strickland, who ran the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the past three years, announced his departure on Thursday.
Transportation Department spokesman Nathan Naylor says Deputy Administrator David
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CANDICE CHOIAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
Money is still tight for some. Others are fed up with commercialism of the holidays. Still others are waiting for bigger bargains.
By COLLEEN BARRYAssociated Press
SOAVE, Italy (AP) - For the first time in the five years of Italy's economic crisis, grass-roots protests expressing frustration if not deep anger at the political class are spreading across Italy.
Students are marching through cities and towns, small business
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Technology problems with President Barack Obama's health care website are forcing the administration to extend a federal insurance plan for some of the sickest patients by a month.
The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan was
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mixed in midday trading as prospects for a budget deal and more signs of a U.S. recovery suggest that the Federal Reserve may wind down its support for the economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 15,762 at noon Thursday. The Dow
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler told members of
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Emergency crews on the south hill were called to a car crash late Wednesday night.
Police say around 11:00pm a man was driving his SUV westbound on 37th when he went through the stop sign at Perry, hit a brick landscaping
The Grant County Sheriff's Office found a man outside of Moses Lake in the 2800 block of Road 5 NE Wednesday morning with a gunshot wound.
In a press release, the Sheriff's Office says the man was immediately airlifted to a hospital and is in critical condition. The Sheriff's
Jihawg Ammo is becoming famous for their pork-infused bullet, which has caused controversy due to questions of religious intolerance and bigotry.
Jihawg Ammo gained national attention over the summer as media outlets around the country discovered the controversial bullet manufacturer.