Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth and other factors, according to the nation’s largest retail industry trade group.
The two sides reached an agreement before a strike notice deadline of 11:59 p.m. EDT Wednesday that could have halted production at some facilities.
The union sent a strike notice to FCA Tuesday. Factory workers could walk out as early as 11:59 p.m. EDT Wednesday.
Like Adam Lanza, the gunman in the Connecticut massacre, Christopher Harper-Mercer was living a mostly solitary life with a mom who shared his fascination with firearms.
The automaker says up to 11 million vehicles worldwide across several of its brands contain the diesel engine with the software used to cheat on U.S. emissions tests.
A letter to Fiat Chrysler that was posted on the UAW website says the union is terminating its contract with FCA at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.
Large canned-pumpkin manufacturer Libby says yields could be off by as much as a third this year in Illinois, where about 90 percent of the pumpkins grown in the U.S. come from within a 90-mile radius of Peoria.
Julie Leach of Three Rivers says she was having a “bad night” at her third-shift job when she took a lunch break. She checked the numbers while waiting in a McDonald’s drive-thru.
The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college last week complained in writings he left behind that everyone else was crazy and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said.
Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. households, thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather across most of the country.
A 100-pound pumpkin that was brazenly stolen from the yard of a South Dakota residence has been found and returned, after someone apparently tried but failed to turn it into a giant jack-o’-lantern.
The recall affects Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios that were made in July.
Amtrak says the Vermonter train derailed Monday morning in central Vermont after it struck a rock slide on the tracks.
A memorable story out of California where a 20 pound dog came face to face with three bears who had gotten into a family’s home.
The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard helpless and tragically adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel’s owners say.
Heavy rain kept falling into the early hours Monday around the Carolinas from the storm that began swamping the Southeast late last week, part of an unprecedented low pressure system.
America’s crushing surge of student debt, now at $1.2 trillion, has bred a disturbing new phenomenon: School loans that span multiple generations within families.
Multiple news outlets report that Disney has increased prices, with the passes including new benefits, such as free parking for annual pass holders.