Ford Recalls 1.5M Pickups That Can Downshift Without Warning

Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million pickup trucks in North America because the transmissions can suddenly downshift into first gear. The recall covers F-150 trucks from the 2011 through 2013...

US Consumer Prices Flat In January

Consumer prices were unchanged in January, as lower gasoline prices offset the rising costs of housing, clothing and medical care. The Labor Department said the consumer price index rose only...

UN Labor Agency: Joblessness Dips, But Quality Of Work Also

The International Labor Organization says unemployment worldwide fell slightly last year, but is warning about a lack of opportunities, falling job security and declining quality of work in the...

Trump Says He Wasn’t Aware Of Tabloid’s Bezos Investigation

President Donald Trump says he was unaware the owner of the National Enquirer, American Media Inc., had been investigating Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The Trump-friendly tabloid has a history of...

Uhappy With Deal, Trump Still Doesn’t Expect A New Shutdown

Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but...

EU Tentative Deal Could Affect Russia-Germany Gas Pipeline

The European Union's main institutions have agreed on a tentative deal that will increase the bloc's role in managing a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany amid concerns about...

China: No Evidence Huawei A National Security Threat

U.S. and other countries have not presented any conclusive evidence that Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei Technologies threatens their national security and are merely stirring fears out of self-interest,...

Activision To Lay Off 800 Workers As Video Game Sales Drop

Video game maker Activision Blizzard is laying off nearly 800 workers as the company braces for a steep downturn in revenue following the best year in its history. The cutbacks...

REI Leader Resigns Over Undisclosed Relationship

Officials say the president and CEO of outdoor retailer REI has resigned for failing to disclose a relationship he had with the head of another organization in the outdoor...

National Debt Hits New Milestone, Topping $22 Trillion

The national debt has passed a new milestone, topping $22 trillion for the first time. The Treasury Department's daily statement shows that total outstanding public debt stands at $22.01 trillion....

Nielsen’s Top Programs For Feb. 4-10

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 4-10. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "The Grammy Awards," CBS, 19.88 million. 2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 14.16 million. 3....

CBS’ ‘Big Bang Theory’ Has Season High As End Nears

As the time approaches to say goodbye to Sheldon, Amy, Leonard, Penny and the gang, the CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" hit a season high in popularity last...