The top official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday declined to label stalls a serious safety issue, exposing the auto-safety regulator to a new round of criticism from lawmakers on a day when the agency had already taken heat for failing to catch a deadly ignition-switch defect.
A federal judge in Rio de Janeiro said he has ordered banks to freeze up to $640 million in financial assets belonging to Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista, who prosecutors have accused of market manipulation and insider trading.
A lender to Trump SoHo, the upscale Manhattan hotel and condominium that Donald Trump unveiled on his television show The Apprentice, is foreclosing on the property and putting it up for sale, said people familiar with the matter.
Nonunion American customer-service agents and reservationists voted to join a union coalition that already represents their peers at US Airways, after an earlier, pre-merger vote by the American employees fell short.
Should the state euthanize prisoners who want to die?
The initial public offering of Alibaba Group will be a windfall for a group of previously undisclosed investors who snapped up preferred shares in the e-commerce company that were sold in the run-up to its debut.