U.S. Consumer Spending Up 0.2% In Oct
U.S. consumers spent modestly more in October, a slight improvement after no gain at all in the previous month.
Woman Cleared In Fatal Wreck After GM Confirms Car Would Have Been Recalled
A Texas judge cleared a woman Monday for a car accident that killed her fiance in 2004, after General Motors acknowledged that her car would have been among millions being recalled for a problem that may have contributed to the death.
NASA''s 3D Printer Churns Out First Part In Space
The first 3D printer in space has popped out its first creation.The 3D printer delivered to the International Space Station two months ago made a sample replacement part for itself this week. It churned out a new faceplate for the print head casing.
Japanese Firm To Build Light-Rail Cars In LA
A Japanese firm says it will go ahead with plans to open a light-rail manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County, a month after threatening to pull out when talks with organized labor groups stalled.The county Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Tuesday that Kinkisharyo International o...
3 Reasons Shoppers Will Spend Cautiously This Season
Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.All signs point to a successful holiday shopping season. Despite the economic tail winds, though, retailers are finding themselves having to work to get shoppers into stores.Why? Five years into the economic recovery, most Amer...