CNN Money's Maribel Aber has the latest business and financial news for May 30.
Fort Smith's Southwest Times Record is the latest Stephens Media-owned publication to experience layoffs due to budget cuts. Publisher Tom Stallbaumer on Thursday confirmed that there were five layoffs this week, adding that he "can't really get into a ton of specifics."
Ford announced Thursday four recalls affecting at least 1.4 million vehicles, the majority of which are popular SUVs that may have steering issues.
Google, like most Silicon Valley companies, has a big diversity problem. One of the biggest is the relative lack of women -- particularly in the executive ranks.
Michigan State University says a technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year.