Shares in HP Inc. tumbled in extended trading Wednesday after the personal computer and printer maker beat expectations with its results for its fiscal third quarter but its outlook for the current quarter fell short of Wall Street estimates.
The head of U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has called for hearings next month on the proposed merger between the DuPont Co. and Dow Chemical, as well as on broader issues of consolidation within the seed and chemical industry.
California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law — the most aggressive in the nation — by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030.
A Salt Lake City suburb vying against a New Mexico town to attract a Facebook data center said Wednesday it's restarting negotiations with the company a day after the deal broke down over a contentious $240 million tax-break package.
Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.
Joey Bosa's holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pick and said they'll restructure a new deal that would reflect him playing less than a full season.
Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian lawmaker, made millions by hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and selling that data to other criminals, a federal prosecutor told the jury during his closing argument on Wednesday.
An accomplished photographer who lets the public use thousands of her images of America for free has sued the Getty Images photo agency for more than $1 billion, saying it's improperly selling her work to customers and threatening those who don't pay.