Govs. Scott Walker and Chris Christie said presidential rivals in the Senate don't do anything. Sen. Marco Rubio denounced "old ways" in an indirect slap at older contenders. Sen. Lindsey Graham said his party may be going down a "death spiral" if it doesn't embrace minority and younger voters.
U.S. officials have rejected Exxon Mobil Corp.'s request to reconsider a $1 million penalty imposed against the oil giant over a 63,000-gallon crude spill into Montana's Yellowstone River.
A setback in talks between Greece and its creditors helped knock the stock market lower on Friday amid renewed concerns that the country could default on its debts.
A former Illinois health official was sentenced Friday to more than two years in prison for her role in a scheme to steal millions in grant money — a lighter than typical punishment federal prosecutors said they advocated for because of Roxanne Jackson's help with their investigation.
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned a 2013 ruling that ordered the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to sell more timber in southern Oregon.
House votes to kill a key component of President Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
A zoo on the nation's largest American Indian reservation has eliminated its snake exhibit because cultural beliefs about the reptiles as bad omens were deterring visitors from seeing other animals.
Authorities are investigating whether any of the workers at a Colorado dairy farm filmed kicking and hitting cows should be charged with a crime.
Farmers and other landowners who staked the earliest claims to California's water are the latest consumers to face mandatory cutbacks ordered by the state during the relentless drought.
A new regional authority was formalized Friday to take over operations of Detroit's water and sewer system, a move that's designed to limit future rate increases and improve the system's aging infrastructure.
The Pontiac Silverdome is up for sale again, with an asking price of about $30 million.
Actress, singer and voice of the Chiquita Banana cartoon character Monica Lewis has died.
President Barack Obama is calling on lawmakers to pass a worker assistance package whose defeat has placed his trade agenda in deep jeopardy.
The chief executive officer for two Alaska newspapers says the publications are for sale.
Federal Reserve policy makers meet next week but they will not raise interest rates, nor will they make it any clearer to investors when exactly they plan on raising rates.
Drought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights.
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.