By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China learned hard lessons from a contaminated milk scandal that left six babies dead four years ago but its dairy industry is still plagued by quality lapses, from toxic mold in milk to mercury in baby formula.
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hackers broke into computers at hotel giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp. three times in two years and stole credit card information belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers. Wyndham didn't report the break-in in
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. and Europe want to deprive Iran of the oil income it needs to run its government and, most importantly, fund what they believe is an effort to build a nuclear weapon. Their efforts are entering a new phase this week
By KELVIN CHANAssociated Press
HONG KONG (AP) - For thousands of Hong Kongers, this weekend's 15th anniversary of China's takeover of the semiautonomous territory isn't a moment to celebrate but a chance to air grievances from corruption scandals to human rights to a
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's factory output declined 3.1 percent in May from the previous month as the world's third biggest economy grapples with weaker European demand and an uneven recovery from last year's tsunami disaster.
It was the second consecutive
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - On the eve of the summer Olympics, Nike's fourth-quarter results weren't a personal best for the athletic gear maker.
Nike Inc. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter net income fell 8 percent as high
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Brazil's Central Bank has sharply lowered its forecast for the nation's economic growth this year.
The bank now estimates that Brazil's gross domestic product will grow by 2.5 percent. That's down from a March forecast of 3
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A division of United Technologies Corp. pleaded guilty on Thursday to crimes related to the illegal export of software that U.S. officials say was used by China to develop the country's first modern military
By The Associated Press
Germany's economy has weathered Europe's debt crisis far better than the 16 other countries that use the euro currency. Because the German economy is by far the strongest in the euro alliance, the government can borrow at extremely low rates
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Colorado-based solar panel maker that received a $400 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration said Thursday it will file for bankruptcy, the latest setback for an industry battered by the recession and stiff