General Motors Co. is asking a U.S. bankruptcy judge to shield it from legal claims for actions that took place before the company's 2009 bankruptcy.
The job market for new college graduates is brightening but remains weaker than before the Great Recession began.
Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon's elevation as host of "The Tonight Show."
The world's biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first quarter as guest counts fell.
Hasbro returned to profitability in its first quarter, driven by sales of girls' toys such as My Little Pony and Nerf Rebelle. The prior-year results were dragged down by restructuring charges.
The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.
A measure of the U.S. economy's health rose in March for the third consecutive month, a sign of stronger growth after harsh winter weather caused the economy's pace to slow.
Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, according to a quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics.
The owner of cable networks Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet said Monday that it has agreed to sell information website HowStuffWorks to Blucora Inc. for $45 million.