Big beer merger leaves future uncertain for competitors

LONDON - Heineken, Molson Coors and Carlsberg are storied brewers that trace their roots back hundreds of years. But the merger of their two biggest competitors leaves such midsize brewers without a clear way forward.

World's top brewers finalize $107 billion tie-up, sell Miller brand to ease US market concerns

LONDON - The world's two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world's beer. But in the U.S., the deal will not bring arch rivals Budweiser and Miller under the same roof.

The meter is running

Researchers at the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute said this year that the average American driver burns about 583 gallons of fuel.Unfortunately...

Who knew about it and who directed it? 'Tsunami' of legal trouble for VW in emissions scandal

WASHINGTON - Legal experts say the automaker is likely to face significant legal problems, including criminal charges, arising from its admission that millions of its vehicles contained software designed to help cheat emissions tests.

Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy.Crittenden received a bachelor's degree from Yale and a law degree from the University of Michigan. She has one child and resides in Tucker.

US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

Consumer confidence slides after big January gain but remains above pre-recession levels.

US consumer spending slips in December as auto sales weaken

US consumer spending falls 0.3 percent in December, but personal incomes rise.

Economic growth slows, but signs are pointing up

US economy slowed to 2.6 percent annual growth in Q4, but consumer spending is fastest since 2006.

Jim Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

...pride you have in being an NFL football professional."Harbaugh wouldn't discuss an NFL Network report that the University of Michigan, his alma mater, had reached out to him about its head coach vacancy."As I've said, as a principle I...

US consumer sentiment drops in May

WASHINGTON - A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May.