As Russia bombs and Iran plots, the U.S. role is shrinking—and the region’s major players are looking for new ways to advance their own interests.
Congress is considering legislation to lift the ban on exporting American oil. Such sales of U.S. crude to overseas buyers have been largely prohibited since the energy crisis of the 1970s.
The United Auto Workers union will use the promise of higher wages for entry-level workers and more clarity on future vehicle production to rally skeptical rank-and-file members to support a contract with Fiat Chrysler.
The minutes of Fed policy makers’ discussions, to be released Thursday at 2 p.m. EDT, could reveal more detail on officials’ views on when to start lifting rates and how much to worry about global economic and market turbulence.
Volkswagen withdrew a request for U.S. regulators to certify 2016 model-year diesel-powered vehicles because they include emissions-control software requiring government approval, according to congressional testimony prepared for the auto maker’s U.S.
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The Volkswagen investigation is focusing on two engineers who were elevated after Martin Winterkorn was made CEO.
Islamic State’s creed embodies evil in the name of a sacred cause. To defeat it, we must recover the values that can bring Jews, Christians and Muslims together.
Stocks climbed Friday, reversing intraday losses, as a rally in the price of oil boosted the shares of energy and materials companies.
An Alabama man with a grudge against the government took a boy hostage, pitting federal and local authorities against a lone extremist.
The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, a group comprising labor-union and business leaders as well as human-rights activists and lawyers, was awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.
Volkswagen’s U.S. chief executive, Michael Horn, faces a House subcommittee on questions about the emissions-cheating scandal at the German auto maker. In a prepared statement, he offered a “sincere apology” for the yearslong deception.
The minutes of Fed policy makers’ discussions, to be released Thursday at 2 p.m. EDT, could reveal more detail on officials' views on when to start lifting rates and how much to worry about global economic and market turbulence.
Volkswagen said it will launch a massive recall in January of vehicles that have been affected by the emissions test scandal that has rocked Europe’s largest auto manufacturer.
The United Auto Workers union is threatening to strike Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after efforts to salvage a labor deal voted down by members failed to gain traction with company negotiators this week.
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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley urged people to stay home through Monday and said interstates around Columbia were closed as Hurricane Joaquin combined with other storm systems to dump rain and cause historic flooding in the state.
President Barack Obama criticized Russia for what he called indiscriminate airstrikes in Syria this week against members of the opposition fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime as well as against Islamic State militants.
The September jobs report out Friday will show the U.S. economy's resilience in the face of stock-market turmoil and economic troubles abroad.
Dow Jones disclosed that hackers had gained unauthorized entry to its systems, accessing contact information for current and former subscribers.
U.S. and allied efforts to fight Islamic State in Syria have been complicated by Russian and Iranian backing of President Bashar al-Assad
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has pulled out of the race for the chamber’s speaker role. The vote, which was planned for Thursday, has been postponed.
United Auto Workers negotiators were huddling with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives on Wednesday, hoping to avert a midnight walkout that threatens to end what both recently hailed as a new era of cooperation.
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U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session Monday, as investors continued to weigh last week’s disappointing U.S. employment report.
The Vatican fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world’s bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families.
The United Auto Workers union and Ford Motor reached a tentative contract agreement, averting a strike set for Sunday at one of the auto maker’s pickup truck plants.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday delivered a fiery address at the U.N. condemning the Iranian nuclear deal, largely unbowed in his opposition despite losing steep political ground to President Barack Obama over the issue this year.