The federal government began the review process Friday on Royal Dutch Shell's plans to continue a drilling program it halted in 2012 in Arctic waters off Alaska's northern shore.
Kimberly-Clark Professional, which manufactures Kleenex and Scott brand products, says its new "GreenHarvest" line will blend in 20 percent wheat straw, which it hopes will ease demand for the tree fiber and recycled paper it already uses.
Two of Russia's best-known movie directors are aiming to create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to Western-style operations such as McDonald's.
Airbus says it is ready to manufacture helicopters, satellites and military transport planes in India.
Hundreds of people who invested in a collapsed brokerage in Hungary demanded on Saturday that the government compensate fully for their losses.
At a tightly guarded factory in central Japan, Mitsubishi, a maker of the Zero fighter planes of World War II, is launching its MRJ regional jet and aiming to fulfill Japan's long-cherished ambitions to regain status as a major aviation power.
Mattel Inc. said in a regulatory filing that it terminated former CEO Bryan Stockton, which starkly differs from a statement made earlier this year, when the toy maker said he had resigned.
General Electric is leaving the lending business, a major source of both profit and risk, as it continues to whittle its focus down to an industrial core.
LinkedIn is buying Lynda.com for about $1.5 billion in a cash-and-stock deal, adding the online learning and professional development company to its professional networking offerings.
The Boeing Co. has concluded an agreement with Panama's Copa Airlines for a $6.6 billion purchase of 61 airline jets on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas.
U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles by a modest amount in February, while sales kept falling.
General Motors will stop producing the Chevrolet Volt for four weeks in June and July due to slow sales and to deal with the change to an all-new version of the gas-electric hybrid.
U.S. stocks are moving slightly lower in midday trading as investors assess company earnings.
A judge has rejected a proposed settlement between cooperative Dairy Farmers of America and Northeast dairy farmers over an alleged effort to drive down prices paid to farmers.
Across Latin America, companies increasingly are looking north for business. The prospect of tighter commercial ties across the Americas has handed the United States a chance to reclaim some of the regional economic and political clout it lost to a surging China.