Richard Branson inspired by Apollo, his own space shot soon
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson says his spaceship has a few more test flights before he jumps on board for the first tourist trip.
Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule
A US appeals court panel has sided with the Trump administration, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that mining companies take financial responsibility for future pollution cleanups.
Iran's seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as escalation
Iran denies American warship destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship.
Panel orders federal judge to reconsider Trump appeal
An appeals court wants a judge to reconsider letting Justice Department lawyers immediately appeal a case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency.
Federal judge upholds a Trump alternative to 'Obamacare'
Federal judge upholds short-term health insurance, a Trump alternative to 'Obamacare'.
Plastic or paper? Trump campaign weighs in on straw debate
The president and his reelection campaign are mocking efforts to replace plastic straws with paper ones and turning that disdain into a fundraising gimmick.
2 Utah polygamous group members plead guilty in tax scheme
Two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group have pleaded guilty to charges filed in a $511 million tax credit scheme.
Gulf tanker incidents may raise shippers' costs, cut traffic
Seizures of oil tankers near Iran could raise insurance rates for shipping companies and eventually reduce tanker traffic, according to energy and security experts.
Boeing to take a $4.9 billion charge over grounded jet
Boeing will take a $4.9 billion charge to cover compensation to airlines over the grounded 737 Max jet.
Corvette goes mid-engine for first time to raise performance
Engine moved from front to rear, changing the look and raising performance of the new Chevy Corvette.
Reined-in rate-cut expectations, Iran tensions hit S&P 500
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading on Wall Street Friday and chipped away at the week's losses.
Report: Equifax to pay $700 million in breach settlement
The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the FTC over a 2017 data breach that exposed some 150 million people's social security numbers and other private information.
Facebook's Libra gets stark warning from G-7 finance chiefs
Finance ministers from the Group of Seven rich democracies are sounding the alarm on the dangers of cryptocurrencies and pouring cold water on Facebook's Libra as they wrap up a meeting in Chantilly, France.
Instagram expands hiding 'likes' to make you happier
Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many "likes" people's posts receive on its photo-sharing app as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others.
Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue
Netflix U.S. subscriber drop might serve as a warning for new streaming services coming our way.
Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract
President Donald Trump says the administration will "take a very long look" at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is about to award for a cloud computing system.
Authorities: Pharmaceutical distributor indicted for opioids
Federal authorities say a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor and others have been charged in Ohio with conspiring to distribute millions of painkiller pills.
Q&A: Newly public data maps opioid crisis across US
A trove of federal data made public for the first time this week shows that prescription opioids were shipped to places where the overdose crisis was at its worst.
Microsoft cloud growth beats expectations
Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit of $13.2 billion, powered in large part by a steadily growing cloud computing business that the company says now accounts for 30% of its total revenue.
Data show many companies contributed to US opioid crisis
The maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation's opioid crisis. But newly released government figures suggest Purdue Pharma had plenty of help in flooding the U.S. with billions of pills.