- Two members of a San Diego County Native American tribe have filed suit to stop a planned $360 million casino, saying the bodies of deceased relatives were illegally exhumed at the site.
- The freight railroad industry says only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent most collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress.
- Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.
Towns Taxed by More Homes, Fewer Stores As builders pivot from commercial to residential development, municipalities in many Western states face a problem: a drop in sales-tax receipts and higher costs.
U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Slightly The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but remained near a seven-year low, a sign of a strengthening labor market.
Tax Refunds May Fuel Retail Windfall Ahead of the Tape: Nearly 80% of the tax returns processed through April 4 resulted in a refund averaging $2,792. That bodes well for the nation's retailers in the months ahead.
Yellen Stakes Out a Flexible Policy Path Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen left markets comforted and reassured about continued low interest rates after a speech that emphasized her focus on low inflation and economic slack.
Economy Thawing, Survey Finds The economy strengthened across a broad swath of the country in recent weeks, according to the Fed's "beige book" of regional conditions, further evidence of the recovery springing back to life after a winter lull.
Banks Ramp Up Business Lending Banks are boosting their lending to businesses, providing fuel for companies to increase spending on workers and equipment as the economy improves.
Citi Received Mixed Signals on 'Stress Test' The Federal Reserve's New York office indicated to Citigroup that the bank would have more time to fix certain "stress test" planning problems before Fed officials in Washington last month gave it a failing grade.
US Business News
What's Barnes & Noble's Survival Plan? For Barnes & Noble, a shrinking market for print books, competition from Amazon and the costs of investing in its own e-reader and tablets has made the future uncertain for the retailer as it looks for additional revenue sources.
Wal-Mart Dives Deeper in Banking Wal-Mart is trying to shake up the money transfer industry with a new service that undercuts Western Union and MoneyGram with lower and simplified fees.
Daimler, BYD Plan Electric Car Daimler unveiled plans to build an all-electric vehicle with Chinese partner BYD, as foreign operators are under pressure to meet demands by China for more electric cars to fight air pollution.
GM President Bullish on China General Motors President Dan Ammann said Sunday he sees no "measurable impact" on the auto maker's U.S. sales from the ignition-switch recall controversy, and outlined bullish expectations for GM in China.
Nissan: China Sales Are Back to Normal Nissan said political tensions between Japan and China are no longer dragging down sales, and that it is considering further expanding capacity in China as it faces strong demand in the world's largest auto market.
Volkswagen Seeks to Boost China Sales Europe's largest carmaker Volkswagen AG said it aims to sell more than 3.5 million vehicles in China this year, after sales there accounted for more than one-third of the German company's global deliveries last year.