Environmental advocates trying to stop a proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota launched an ad campaign on Monday aimed not at the company behind the project but at Gov. Mark Dayton, hoping to persuade the Democrat to require stronger environmental protections.
U.S. equity markets came under pressure Monday amid the ongoing crisis in Greece as investors weigh the possibility of the nation's exit from the eurozone.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered Greece's credit rating one notch further into junk territory on Tuesday, saying Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is threatening the country's economic stability by sending creditors' latest proposal to a public vote.
Oil futures settled at a three-week low on Monday as financial turmoil in Greece sent global stock markets sharply lower and raised concerns over the prospects for energy demand.
The California Legislature is holding two special sessions this summer to tackle long-vexing funding shortfalls in the state's transportation and health care programs.
New York has formalized its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas after a seven-year environmental and health review.
Some Louisville workers will get a raise Wednesday after a state judge upheld the city's new minimum wage standards in the first of a series of legal challenges that could define how much power local governments have over private businesses.
Now that the Confederacy is on the run again throughout the South with the gradual ousting of its battle flag, NFL officials can finish the job. If not them, just wait a while. Either the NCAA , the NBA, NASCAR or some other sports league with the means and the guts will demand justice.
"Hello. My name is Ana, and I support marriage equality." For many years, I felt like being a pro-same sex marriage Republican would land me in a 12-step program.
President Obama has signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater authority to negotiate international trade deals and providing aid to workers whose jobs are displaced by such pacts.
Federal officials on Monday arrested a New Jersey man who was allegedly plotting to provide material support to ISIS.
International economists released a critical report on Puerto Rico's economy Monday on the heels of the governor's warning that the island can't pay its $72 billion public debt.
NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.