Buses, trains and metros have been halted across much of Brazil as a general strike kicks off.
Alex Acosta has been confirmed as the nation's new labor secretary, filling out President Donald Trump's Cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office.
Sony Corp. has reported a January-March profit of 27.7 billion yen ($250 million) on the back of healthy sales of image sensors, PlayStation 4 game software and batteries for mobile devices, marking a recovery from its red ink a year ago.
The Trump administration has successfully delayed a legal fight over enforcing Obama-era restrictions on pollution from coal-fired power plants.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as secretary of labor, filling out President Donald Trump's cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office.
The Latest on the story of the settlement between United Airlines and he man who was dragged from a jet earlier this month(all times local): 2:55 p.m.
United Airlines issued a report Thursday about the April 9 dragging incident on a United Express plane, and detailed several new policies to deal with overbooked flights.
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m.
Southwest Airlines Co. is reporting first-quarter earnings of $351 million.
Southwest Airlines says it plans to stop overbooking flights — an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged United's reputation with the flying public.
Seven Latin American countries are asking Brazil to share information on the dozens of plea bargains made by executives of Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.
American Airlines said its first-quarter earnings fell 67 percent as higher costs, including labor and fuel, offset a positive trend in airfares.
Authorities say work has halted at a Facebook building under construction in California after an equipment failure caused part of the structure to collapse, injuring two workers.
President Donald Trump’s top aides have rescheduled a climate policy powwow for Thursday, when they will debate whether or not Trump should make good on his campaign promise to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord—a global pact aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
South Korea, Asia's fourth-largest economy, grew at the fastest clip in nearly a year thanks to recovery in exports, the central bank said Thursday, despite a backlash from Chinese consumers over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system.
An application for a more than $1 billion proposed natural gas pipeline originating in Pennsylvania and ending in New Jersey is incomplete, state regulators said in a letter Wednesday.
French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is going hunting for blue-collar votes, planning to meet with workers from a home appliance factory that is the latest hot-button symbol of the loss of French jobs to plants overseas.
Congress is close to a deal to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire Sunday, coal-state lawmakers said Wednesday.
Halfway through Valentine's Day, florist Ajay Kori realized he was in the midst of a disaster.
Boeing Co. is reporting a first-quarter profit of $1.45 billion.