The rate change applies to freight shipments within the U.S., Canada and Mexico as well as between the U.S. and Canada and between the U.S. and Mexico.
In a sign of the growing maritime piracy problem, the U.S. will join a multinational organization battling crime at sea next month.
Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.
The splashy initial public offering of the Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba should scare Amazon.com for one reason: taxes. USA Today reports.
It's a hindrance most city dwellers face regularly – pedestrians are so glued to their phones they inevitably end up bumping into others.
A joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin plans to develop a new rocket engine with a company run by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.
General Motors' Opel said on Tuesday it would reorganize its Russian operations, responding to "difficult" conditions amid Ukraine woes.
Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Tuesday that will give "special status" to the east of the country including a degree of self-governance.
Chinese stocks listed in the U.S. fell during Monday trading in reaction to the weekend's poor economic data from China.
The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane for pedestrians and it's making quite a buzz.
Google's aiming to capture the low-cost segment of the India's growing smartphone market with its Android One project.
Piracy is exploding in the world’s most heavily trafficked commercial waterway, and organized crime is the force behind it.
Brazil federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Eike Batista, accusing the fallen tycoon of market manipulation.
Many shale-rich countries face a dilemma, says a new report. It might mean a choice between fracking for energy or having enough water to drink.
China created 40,000 new millionaires last year, a growth rate only about half of that in 2010 and 2011.
Britain stepped up its bid to become a leading trading partner with China with the launch of the first offshore renminbi government bond.
The United States its Western allies hit Russia with tougher new sanctions.
Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract.
A South African judge on Friday found Olympic and paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the Valentine's Day shooting last year of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Initial public offerings are like a big, exclusive party that all investors are invited to but only few can actually attend.