Women have input in 80 percent of all car buying decisions. But they are the most unhappy with automotive products, an auto advice website says. More female engineers could change that.
Young African-Americans are discovering that their college degree does not always equal a dream job. Or any job. A study says they're more likely to be underemployed than other grads.
But will it be enough? Improving the working conditions for laborers could be costly for the farms, as well as for the U.S. companies that buy their fruits and vegetables.
Years of economic growth in China have lifted many people into the middle class. They want to be entertained. U.S. theme park builders are learning how to bring fun to a new culture.
U.S. companies are facing a shortage of skilled workers. What's the best way to solve this problem? The authors give their different opinions on the matter.
For this Valentine's Day in the U.S., three-quarters of the flowers people buy will come from the Andean nation. It's the world's second-largest flower exporter.
It marks the first time a network news anchor has been discharged of his duties.
The Beatles and Beach Boys have always been familiar faces at Capitol Records. But they are, well, old now. The label's future is riding on young talent, including Sam Smith and Katy Perry.
A Chicago-area bakery owner hires autistic workers, and the bottom line improves for her — and for them.
The winter storm was already nicknamed "Snowmaggedon" on social media like Twitter as the region braced for a "crippling and potentially historic blizzard."
The Navajo Nation makes $40 million a year from a coal-burning power plant on its reservation in New Mexico. But some say the smoke and soot harm crops and wildlife and make people sick.
They are a curiosity on the battle-scarred Kabul streets. Not just the brightly colored food trucks, but also the hot dogs they serve. One man's Western-style business is thriving in Afghanistan.
Tony Fernandes turned a small airline into an aviation empire, bringing low-cost flights to millions of people in Asia. He expanded AirAsia through cheap fares, good service and humorous ads.
A summer jobs program in Chicago put about 730 teenagers to work. When the summer was over, the kids who had worked were arrested for violent crimes less often than other teens.
As a nation, we are drinking beverages like crazy. But not enough of it is milk. Dairy groups want to change people's habits with new products, and perhaps some new milk flavors.
People all over the world buy coffee grown in India. But most Indians prefer to drink tea. A few Indian coffee lovers are trying to build a local market for the country's excellent beans.
For drivers, airlines and other big consumers of fuel, the super low price of oil is great. Oil companies and producers are not so thrilled. They are not making as much money.
People from the high-tech industry are putting a lot of money into farming. They have a bold agenda: to feed the world's billions without destroying the planet.
More Americans are having fun flying drones. But some hobbyists are flying drones too close to airports, buzzing tourists at national parks or spying on neighbors. Some officials are worried.
People fall in love with their cars. But in a self-driving future society, car and driver may be breaking up. The automotive revolution is poised to be greeted with as much cheer as cynicism.
Trucks going in and out of the Bakken oil fields can be as much as 25,000 pounds overloaded. They are dangerously heavy and a lack of police enforcement means most stay on the highways.
They scout neighborhoods, explain banking procedures and translate documents. Real estate agents in Southern California help wealthy Chinese buy properties from an ocean away.
The tiny country of El Salvador is sitting on a gold mine. So much so that an Australian mining company is going to great lengths, including a lawsuit, to force the Salvadorans to let it mine.
The Apple chief's announcement highlights the tech industry's open-mindedness and many people say it can inspire others to do more for workplace equality.
Hello Kitty Con 2014 is the first official gathering for Kitty fans in all her reigning years as Japan's best-selling character. There are also passionate critics who are not shy about Kitty-bashing.
It was the second disaster in the commercial space industry in a week.
Some cities are trying an alternative to panhandling by placing refurbished parking meters around town promoting a change in giving. The well-intentioned meters have been met with skepticism.