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A 26-year-old entrepreneur has launched The Detroit Bus Company, which lets riders order and track service on a mobile app.
Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell by less than expected, just as the September trade gap widened unexpectedly.
The question of whether the city bargained in good faith with unions is key to a judge's decision on whether Detroit is eligible to restructure its finances under bankruptcy law.
Obama administration officials released the first enrollment data from technologically troubled federal insurance marketplace HealthCare.gov.
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin said it plans to cut 4,000 jobs, or more than 3 percent of its workforce, to cope with declines in U.S. spending.
A natural gas pipeline exploded in Milford, Texas, on Thursday and police have asked people to evacuate nearby areas, the town's mayor office said.
Consumers may benefit from more low-cost competition as a result of the deal that paves the way for US Airways and American to merge.
Despite backlash, retailers such as Wal-Mart have been quick to offer associates pay benefits and other perks for giving up part of their Thanksgiving to work.
Snapchat walked away from a $3 billion all-cash acquisition offer from Facebook, according to a report.
Boeing Co. machinists soundly rejected a new labor contract on Wednesday that would have let them build the company's newest jetliner in Washington.
U.S. expatriates set a record with 2,369 Americans who renounced their citizenship or turned in their green cards in 2013, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Apple is demanding that Samsung Electronics pay it $380 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features.
As the Black Friday creep continues, Sears and Kmart announced Wednesday that they will kick off their deals one week early.
Starbucks on Wednesday said breaking up with Kraft was hard to do, but worth the high price.
Gasoline prices have made some big jumps lately, signaling that the slide may be over. Some say the price will be back at $3.25 a gallon in 10 days.
George Washington's Thanksgiving proclamation, which includes the founding father's signature, is about to hit the auction block at Christie's.
The Treasury Department said the deficit in October was 24 percent lower than the $120 billion imbalance recorded in October 2012.
Mortgage credit is still tight, but there are signs that the noose is loosening in response to lower mortgage volume.
Goldman Sachs names 280 managing director, slightly larger than last year's class.
The White House has relented on a House subpoena for technology adviser Todd Park.
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