National Business News

  • U.S. casinos’ $66B year a record

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- America's commercial casinos won $66.5 billion from gamblers in 2023, the industry's best year ever, according to figures released by it…

  • Investor group seeks 9 of Macy’s 14 board seats

    Macy's Inc. said it received nine nominations to its board from Arkhouse Management Co., the activist investor leading an effort to acquire the department-stor…

  • UAW threatens to strike at Ford plant

    The United Auto Workers is threatening another strike this week at Ford Motor Co.'s largest and most profitable plant if local contract issues aren't resolved,…

  • Furniture from emptied offices gets second life

    As he walked around the sales floor, JP Liesenfeld pointed to a group of sleek, modern chairs with a butterflylike design: the Herman Miller Aerons.

  • Lab-made diamonds attract younger set

    PHILADELPHIA -- The muted sounds of hammering and sanding drift down to the first floor of Bario Neal, a jewelry store in Philadelphia, where rustic artwork th…

  • Solar glass facility planned in Georgia

    Plans for a new solar glass manufacturing facility in western Georgia are set to strengthen the state's growing stature as a hub for U.S. clean energy manufact…

  • Georgia utility says fission stable

    ATLANTA -- A nuclear power plant in Georgia has begun splitting atoms in the second of its two new reactors, Georgia Power said recently, a key step toward pro…

  • OpenAI wants U.S. to OK venture

    OpenAI Chief Executive Officer Sam Altman is working to secure U.S. government approval for a venture to increase global manufacturing of artificial intelligen…

  • Wholesale prices up in January

    WASHINGTON -- Wholesale prices in the United States picked up in January, the latest sign that some inflation pressures in the economy remain elevated.

  • Shopper confidence rises as inflation ebbs

    WASHINGTON -- A measure of consumer sentiment ticked higher this month, after soaring in December and January, underscoring that Americans are starting to feel…