The US could cut oil consumption for light-duty vehicles and greenhouse-gas emissions, if it adopts policies and encourages key technologies, a new National Research Council report says.
The Great Plains are experiencing a stunning resurgence in population after being long considered a population drain. One big reason: the energy boom.
The economy should continue to add jobs despite the sequester. The jobs report shows the housing recovery bolstering employment. Homeowner optimism is likely to improve, too.
US economy adds 157,000 jobs in January – tepid growth that the labor market can't seem to break out of. But upward revisions to last year's job numbers suggest the US has regained 61 percent of the employment it lost during the Great Recession.
If the change at Chesapeake is any indication, the natural gas industry is going to be far more buttoned-down as it pares debt and boosts operating profit.
Honda recall involves potentially missing rivets on airbag covers, which could cause them to deploy improperly. Some 748,000 late-model Pilots and Odysseys are part of the Honda recall.
Notes of optimism at Detroit auto show and stronger home sales and housing starts suggest recovery is gaining strength. But a return to normal will have to wait until 2014.
A third of workers are eager to change jobs. But with unemployment still high at 7.8 percent and job growth tepid, a job switch will prove more difficult for some workers than others.
The gap between heating oil and natural gas prices is the largest in at least a decade, causing Northeast homeowners to convert to natural gas.
Sandy trimmed job growth in November by 86,000 workers, ADP employment report says. Small businesses took the hardest hit, ADP says, creating the fewest jobs in nearly two years.
Ford recall involves 2013 models with a 1.6-liter engine that has caused a dozen fires. This marks the third Ford recall of the 2013 Escape because of engine-fire risks.