Engineering design company Aecom Technology Corp. said Sunday it is buying URS Corp. for $4 billion in cash and stock, or about $56.31 per URS share.
U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of the latest fighter jets, officials said Friday.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,875.
Federal officials say that a Georgia man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars.
The former head of the nation's largest pension fund admitted Friday that he took bribes, including hundreds of thousands of dollars stuffed in paper bags and a shoe box, and helped an associate collect millions in a fraudulent investment scheme.
A man is in custody on suspicion of arson after authorities say he set fire to cardboard inside a baggage claim area at a San Francisco Bay Area airport.
An Italian company whose mobile app allows San Francisco drivers to get paid for the public parking spaces they exit has temporarily shut down the service following an order from the city attorney.
The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft postponed its scheduled Friday launch in New York City while a state judge will wait until next week to consider whether its planned operations violate state and local laws.
UnitedHealth Group has sued California's insurance commissioner to block a $173.6 million fine the insurer incurred for violations during a botched acquisition.
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, driving down the level of applications to nearly the lowest in seven years.
The film industry is thriving in New Mexico, and the state hopes to expand the momentum by luring gaming and app developers, the director of the state film office said Wednesday.
The Reno-Tahoe Open has landed a new title sponsor and is changing its name to the Barracuda Championship under a four-year, multimillion-dollar deal with California-based Barracuda Networks Inc., tournament and PGA Tour officials announced Wednesday.
West Texas authorities are investigating a jury summons scam in which a caller demands payment on a $1,000 fine via PayPal or else the victim faces arrest.
USS America, the newest amphibious assault ship built at Ingalls Shipbuilding, is scheduled to leave Pascagoula on Thursday.
Massachusetts must temporarily suspend one of its key restrictions on Zohydro, a powerful new prescription painkiller, pending the outcome of a lawsuit challenging their constitutionality, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
The car service Uber has agreed to limit prices during emergencies, natural disasters or other unusual market disruptions consistent with New York's law against price gouging, the company and state attorney general said Tuesday.
Bail has been set at $1.1 million each for twin brothers charged with murder in the death of a Good Samaritan who was run over after trying to rescue a woman being assaulted in California.
American Apparel Inc. has received a notice from investment firm Lion Capital demanding payment of a $9.9 million loan, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.
Shares of Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc. climbed Tuesday morning after federal regulators approved its first drug, the toenail fungus treatment Kerydin, a few weeks ahead of schedule.
Federal regulators said Monday that they've approved a $3.25 million settlement with an Arizona utility over a 2011 blackout that left millions of people without power in California, Arizona and Mexico.
Uber Technologies says it is temporarily cutting its prices in New York City with the aim of making its service cheaper than an average taxi ride, the car service app announced Monday.
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" did something no other film has done this summer: It topped the weekend box office for two straight weeks.