By BRUCE SCHREINER and DYLAN LOVANAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Flames from a derailed train car sent people rushing out of neighborhoods and an entire town near Louisville on Wednesday while firefighters tried to douse the chemical blaze that left three workers badly burned.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say three workers have been severely burned in a fire that erupted while contractors were removing debris from a train derailment in southwest Louisville, Kentucky.
Louisville Emergency Management Agency Doug Hamilton says the workers were critically injured
By The Associated Press
Dow Chemical Co. will record a charge of up to $1.1 billion in its fourth quarter tied to its restructuring plans.
The Midland, Mich., chemical company announced last week that it will close 20 manufacturing facilities and eliminate about 2,400 jobs as a means to cope
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors say a teenager who allegedly confessed to killing a 10-year-old Colorado girl and attacking a runner also sexually assaulted the girl.
Seventeen-year-old Austin Sigg was charged as an adult with 17 counts in both cases Tuesday
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After all the economy-focused campaign talk, voters in some states will get a chance on Election Day to sound off on intriguing topics that the presidential rivals ignored, including death-penalty repeal, marijuana legalization and assisted
By The Associated Press
Major business events and economic events scheduled for Tuesday:
WASHINGTON - Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for August, 9 a.m.
Ford Motor Co. reports quarterly financial results.
United States Steel Corp. reports quarterly
By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A marathon project is under way in New Orleans to digitize thousands of time-worn 18th-century French and Spanish legal papers that historians say give the first historical accounts of slaves and free blacks in North America.
Yellowed page by
By Associated Press
NORWELL, Mass. (AP) - THE TRANSACTION: Clean Harbors Inc. is buying Safety-Kleen Inc. for $1.25 billion in cash as it looks to enter smaller markets and expand its waste treatment capabilities. Clean Harbors also said that it will be better able to capitalize on increasing
NORWELL, Mass. (AP) - Clean Harbors is buying Safety-Kleen for $1.25 billion in cash as it looks to enter smaller markets and expand its waste treatment capabilities.
Safety-Kleen Inc. is a re-refiner and recycler of used oil and provides parts cleaning and environmental services. It collects
HONG KONG (AP) - China's Sinopec says third-quarter profit fell as declining output at its chemicals business outweighed fuel price hikes.
Sinopec Corp. said late Sunday profit fell 9.4 percent to 18.3 million yuan ($2.9 million) or 0.2 yuan (3.2 cents) in the July-September period. The company