WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined. Worker productivity increased at an annual rate of 3.3% in the April-June quarter, the Labor Department reported Wednesday.
The Long Island Rail Road suspended service into and out of New York Penn Station early Wednesday, disrupting morning commutes for thousands of riders.
NEW YORK - Amazon's futuristic “Dash” buttons appear here to stay. The e-commerce powerhouse is expanding the number of available buttons, which reorder products at one touch.
News Corp said Wednesday that Rebekah Brooks will become Chief Executive of its News UK arm, returning to the post she resigned in 2011 amid the phone-hacking scandal at now-defunct British tabloid the News of the World.
Annual growth has slowed to just 2%, well below its long-term average of 3% to 3.25%. Photograph: Glenn Hunt/Getty Images. Australian Associated Press.