Unemployment Drops To 3.9 Percent, Lowest In 17 YearsThe unemployment rate hit 3.9% in April, breaking below 4 percent for the first time since December 2000.
98 Reports Of E. Coli From 22 States Now Linked To Romaine LettuceAccording to CDC data, the U.S. hasn't seen a multi-state outbreak this large since 2006. That outbreak was traced back to spinach and was linked to 238 illnesses and five deaths.
JetBlue Makes Big Changes At Ontario, Long Beach AirportsJet Blue announced Thursday it will start offering direct flights out of Ontario International Airport to New York this fall, but will cut a third of its flights from Long Beach Airport.
By 2020, Ford Will Stop Making Everything Except Mustangs, Focus CrossoversThe decision, which Hackett said was due to declining demand and profitability, means Ford will no longer sell the Fusion midsize car, Taurus large car, CMax hybrid compact and Fiesta subcompact in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
SoCal Dealer Won't Sell Some Priuses, Citing Safety ConcernsToyota says it issued an effective remedy, but one Southern California dealership is suing, saying it didn't fix the problem. The automaker says the lawsuit is not about a safety problem and is instead about bad blood.
452,000 Kidde Smoke Alarms Recalled For Manufacturing DefectThe recalled units include PI2010 and PI9010 and feature a distinctive, raised pill design on the front.
Walmart And Amazon Want To Get Into Your HouseWalmart said Monday that in April it will roll out a service in more than 2,000 of its stores that allows customers to summon independent workers to assemble and install a range of products. The announcement comes as Amazon expands its home service offerings, such as plumbers and dog walkers.
Mercedes-Benz To Launch Vehicle Subscription Service In USMercedes-Benz will be the next OEM to roll out a subscription program in the US according to the German carmaker's global head of sales Britta Seeger. Pilot program to begin some time this year.
Teen Jewelry Store Claire's Files For BankruptcyClaire's joins a long line of retailers that have filed for bankruptcy in recent years, including Toys "R" Us, Payless Shoes, Gymboree, Rue21, The Limited and RadioShack.
Want To Buy A Tesla? Get One While The Tax Credit LastsOnce Tesla reaches a milestone level of sales that will result in the loss of a $7,500 federal tax credit aimed at encouraging Americans to buy electric cars, that will raise the cost for buyers, and potentially hurt the company as it competes with other electric car makers.
Albertsons Buys Rite Aid In Health Care PushAlbertsons Companies executives said Tuesday that their purchase of Rite Aid's more than 2,500 remaining stores will help the combined company become a "leader in food, health and wellness."
McDonald's To Slim Down Happy Meals By Banning Cheeseburgers, Chocolate MilkMcDonald's will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants.
Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire Creating New Health Care CompanyAmazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care "at a reasonable cost."
Toys 'R' Us To Close 182 Stores Across The CountryToys "R" Us is shutting down a fifth of its stores, including dozens in California.
Amazon Debuts Cashier-Less StoreMore than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon is opening its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle.