WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales increased 2.5% in July, a sign that lower mortgage rates have produced a spurt of home-buying.
STEPHENVILLE – Tarleton State University formally opened its high-tech 97,000-square-foot Engineering Building in Stephenville Aug. 20.
At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council was given a presentation on a proposed economic development program agreement with MWG Enterprises for construction of a high-rise residential tower to be located at 1000 Weatherford St.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — When the Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for Jaylon Smith, it was first a celebration of the linebacker's journey from a career-threatening knee injury in college to one of the NFL's richest contracts at his position.
Alcon has announced plans to launch the newest addition to its contact lens portfolio – PRECISION1® daily disposable, silicone hydrogel (SiHy) contact lenses – in the U.S.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has paid visits to sites in Tulsa and Oklahoma City that were targeted by violence.
DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that Uber will receive a $24 million state incentive package and open a new administrative hub in Dallas, bringing with it about 3,000 jobs.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge hearing the city of Chicago's lawsuit against Jussie Smollett says she'll rule in October on the actor's request to toss the suit.
BURNET, Texas (AP) — A couple who ran a boarding home for boys in Central Texas are accused by authorities of forcing four underage boys into labor and have each been indicted on a charge of trafficking of people.
Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro tweeted Tuesday morning that he has achieved the polling requirement to qualify for the primary debate in Houston this fall.
Irving-based Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) announced Aug. 20 it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ambit Energy for $475 million plus net working capital in an all-cash transaction. Following the closing of the transaction, Vistra's share of the ERCOT residential market will grow from appr…
Caris Life Sciences, a leading innovator in molecular science involved in precision medicine, on Aug. 20 unveiled plans to develop the Caris Life Sciences Corporate Park in Irving, adding to the company's growing footprint in the United States.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier's fortune.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's reelection.
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas restaurant called George's that features a mural honoring famous men with the same name has been changed to avoid a trademark dispute.
American Specialty Health (ASH), an independent and privately-owned specialty health organizations that offers technology-enabled benefits management services, has leased approximately 164,000 square feet of Class A office space in Heritage Commons IV from building owner Griffin Capital Esse…
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021.
The "shareholder comes first" has for years been the mantra of the Business Roundtable, a group that represents the most powerful CEOs in America and their thinking.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is now on track to collect an unprecedented $7.8 billion in the budget year thanks to skyrocketing oil production, according to a new legislative revenue tracking report.
U.S. hiring is starting to slow. But for now, there is little reason to worry. The pace of job growth is slipping as the decade-plus U.S. economic expansion has matured. There are simply fewer unemployed people seeking work, so the slowdown is organic rather than troublesome. Monthly hiring …
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police said Monday they are still investigating the weekend motorcycle crash that killed former Texas Longhorns running back and NFL player Cedric Benson and a woman passenger.
DALLAS (AP) — A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000.
NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say a Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the drowning death of 3-year-old boy because he told police that his girlfriend was pregnant and they needed room in the home.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria's Sec…
The Denton Chamber of Commerce has named Mike Pistana to the position of Vice President, Denton Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. This announcement concludes a three-month search to replace Kim Phillips, who served in the role for 16 years and left to lead the Texas Association of Conventio…
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets.
Sterling McDavid comes from an entrepreneurial family, so it’s perhaps not surprising that she followed that model.
From Burleson Mayor Ken Shetter’s desk at City Hall he looks left and sees photos of Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln – stalwart representatives of the Grand Old Party with a touch of Bull Moose independence thrown in.
You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August.
For well over a century, the vast reserves of oil and natural gas in Texas have contributed to business activity and job creation. We recently took a close look at the overall impact of the sector on business activity across the state and found that it directly or indirectly supports about o…
Data from the Texas Workforce Commission shows job growth in the upstream oil and natural gas sector in April and May 2019 after a period of fluctuation in employment figures since the fall of 2018. The upstream sector gained 1,900 and 1,000 jobs in April and May, respectively.
The Fort Worth City Council approved by a unanimous 9-0 vote two zoning changes on Trinity Boulevard for the property owner, Cockrell Hill Partners, out of Dallas.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up on a Tennessee state highway during a crash landing.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Christopher Landau arrived in Mexico City on Friday to take up one of Washington's most important diplomatic posts, which had been vacant for over a year, amid a tricky time for relations between the North American neighbors.