For decades, presidential candidates' chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state's corn-growing economy.
This holiday season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red.
Some Oregon liquor store owners and craft distilleries aren't excited about a proposal to allow large grocery stores to sell hard liquor.
President Barack Obama says the U.S. economy is improving even if its progress has been overshadowed by political gridlock and the messy rollout of his health care law.
Federal regulators on Friday approved a new drug from Johnson & Johnson for use in treating chronic hepatitis C infections.
Portland hotels within a quarter mile of rail stations earn 67.7 percent more revenue and average 15 percent higher occupancy rates than their peers in cities without rail connections.
Microsoft Corp. says that more than 1 million Xbox One consoles have been sold worldwide since their midnight launch.
U.S. job openings and overall hiring both reached five-year highs in September, signaling steady improvement in the job market.
The spectacular downfall of Paul Flowers, the former chairman of Britain's Co-operative Bank, was a tale made for the tabloids.
For years, Alaska might as well have been on another planet, so far off the radar of the big national restaurant chains that those in the Lower 48 became used to - and maybe even grown tired of. Now, restaurants are rushing in.
Unemployment fell in 28 U.S. states last month, and employers added jobs in 34 states. The gains suggest recent improvements in the job market have occurred in most regions of the country.
Eager to draw contrasts with Republicans, the White House is pushing its economic agenda as it attempts to give Democrats something to talk about other than the troubled health care rollout.
An employee's hand got pulled into a meat tenderizing machine at a Springfield company in August. Now state safety officials have fined the company $7,850 for what the state calls a "wilfull" safety violation.
When a coalition of Oregon industry and economic development partners released its inaugural Value of Jobs report in 2010, one of the most striking findings was how poorly Portland workers were paid in comparison to other major metropolitan cities.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week after two weeks of increases, keeping home-buying affordable.