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The Obama administration pushed through $181.5 billion in regulations last year, according to a new report from a conservative think tank that claimed the rules will lead to higher energy bills, more expensive consumer goods and fewer jobs.
A development group that includes a company controlled by the owner of the St. Louis Rams announced plans Monday to build an 80,000-seat stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs that could become home for an NFL team.
Influential Oregon business groups are calling for a focus on education, infrastructure and natural resources as they outline their agenda for the upcoming legislative session.
A $996 million federal grant will help build the planned extension of the Green Line MBTA line to Somerville and Medford, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Monday.
Japanese stocks belly-flopped out of the Tuesday open, with the Nikkei Stock Average dropping 2% and the Topix down 1.8% as losses for U.S. shares, oil prices and the dollar's value against the yen all dragged down the market.
A lawyer for victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting and their families says the combat-related benefits that come with the Purple Heart -- now being considered thanks to new legislation -- will be a lifeline for many of his clients, who are still so damaged physically and mentally they are unable to work five years after the massacre.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday that a key revenue figure fell 4.5 percent in December, which it blamed on holiday travel that spilled over into other months because of the changing calendar.
Xoom Corp. shares fell in the extended session after the online money-transfer company reported the theft of corporate cash and the departure of its chief financial officer.
Australian stocks followed their U.S. peers into solid losses Tuesday as tumbling prices for oil and other key commodities pushed the resource shares into deep losses.
SEATTLE — Alien worlds more massive than Earth could harbor long-lasting oceans, according to new research.
The city filed a lawsuit on Monday against state gambling regulators, arguing that residents of its Charlestown neighborhood should be allowed a vote on a $1.6 billion resort casino that Wynn Resorts plans to build in suburban Everett.
The percentage of Vermont residents without health insurance has been cut almost in half in two years, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Monday.