Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 9:11am
President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told senators Wednesday that he intended to work cooperatively with states and industry to return the federal watchdog to what he called its proper role.
Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 9:10am
Small businesses are hoping to see some high-profile Obama administration regulations scrapped after Donald Trump takes office, with rules affecting overtime, sick leave and the environment among those that may be taken off the books.
Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 8:52am
President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary said Wednesday that he favors "sensible trade," is pro-union and believes his vast business dealings have given experience fighting other countries' unfair trade practices.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 8:51am
The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of the Missouri River in North Dakota, though a federal judge could stop the effort.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 8:31am
Target cut its fourth-quarter profit and sales outlook after the discounter wrestled with sluggish holiday traffic in its stores and weak sales in key areas like electronics and food that offset a surging online business.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 7:51am
Goldman Sachs reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat analysts' forecasts Wednesday as the bank recovered from a difficult quarter a year earlier. Results were particularly strong at Goldman's trading desks in the last three months of the year.