The Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access pipeline and a Florida-based environmental publication are arguing in court over whether something billed as a social movement can be sued.
Delta Air Lines says it is ordering 100 Airbus jets valued at more than $12.7 billion with an option for 100 more, a deal that Boeing had hoped to land.
Greek workers have walked off their jobs for a 24-hour general strike that is shutting services across the country and suspending ferry services to and from the islands.
Chinese authorities have commandeered supplies of natural gas to heat homes, disrupting supplies to industry, after efforts to clear smog-choked air by banning coal use led to energy shortages in frigid weather.
California utilities may face tougher safety rules for power lines, phone lines and utility poles in parts of the state most prone to wildfires.
U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday ahead of an expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
PolyMet Mining Corp. is offering the state a $544 million package of financial assurances to serve as an insurance policy to protect taxpayers from potentially having to cover the costs of closing and cleaning up a controversial copper-nickel mine it wants to build in northeastern Minnesota.
Documents show that U.S. Steel failed to test a Lake Michigan tributary for a potentially carcinogenic chemical after a spill from one of the company's plans in northwest Indiana.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday: Finisar Corp., up $4.41 to $23.71 Apple is making a $390 million investment in the company so it can make more lasers used in facial recognition technology.
This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless.
A gold mining company has acquired mineral rights to land in Alaska north of Fairbanks that is believed to contain millions of ounces of gold.
A utility company is asking state regulators to approve a $140 million project to supply electricity to the massive Foxconn manufacturing complex in southeastern Wisconsin.
Uber says an outside cyber security firm hired after a massive data breach has found no evidence that rider credit card, bank account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by hackers.
The National Transportation Safety Board announced that it was a confluence of factors that contributed to the sinking of the El Faro in the fury of Hurricane Joaquin on Oct. 1, 2015, which killed all 33 people on board.
Minnesota announced restrictions Tuesday on how farmers can use the herbicide dicamba in 2018, responding to complaints by soybean growers across the country that it harmed their crops this year.
Toshiba and Western Digital say they have resolved a dispute that was preventing the embattled Japanese electronics giant from selling its flash memory unit to raise cash to stay afloat.
A U.S. appeals court has kept in place an Obama administration ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon.
Federal accident investigators are set to determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro in 2015, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades in which 33 mariners were killed.
Johns Hopkins University will stop buying stocks and bonds of companies that produce coal for electric power as a major part of their business.
The Latest on the final hearing to determine probable cause in the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, which killed 33 mariners (all times local): 9:45 a.m.