Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 1:11pm
The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.
Stan Choe, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 1:01pm
Losses for bank stocks pulled U.S. indexes lower Tuesday and put the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its third straight loss. Bond prices rose, while the dollar's value sank against the British pound and other rivals.
A federal judge has approved a plan to reorganize a subsidiary of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp., clearing the way for the operating unit to exit bankruptcy after filing for Chapter 11 protection with $18 billion in debt.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:42pm
Stimulating private investment in infrastructure projects, as President-elect Donald Trump has proposed, can cover only a fraction of the costs of solving America's transportation problems, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned as he prepares to leave office.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 12:31pm
Insurance premiums would soar and some 18 million Americans would lose health coverage if Republicans partially repeal President Barack Obama's health care law without a replacement, Congress' nonpartisan budget office estimated Tuesday.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 11:50am
Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were handed a small victory Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling on whether it will take up the states' challenge to a federal ban.
Jamey Keaten and Gillian Wong, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 11:21am
With the U.S. increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke to the isolationist urges that helped carry Donald Trump to power.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 10:51am
The United Nations predicted a modest recovery in the global economy in 2017-18 on Tuesday but warned that its projection is an indication of economic stabilization rather than a signal of robust revival.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Jan 17th - 10:01am
President-elect Donald Trump's choice for interior secretary says the nation's vast federal lands should be used for a variety of purposes, from hiking, hunting, fishing and camping to harvesting timber and mining for coal and other energy sources.