David Klepper and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 9:10pm
The New York subway system was a gleaming symbol of American ingenuity when it opened in 1904. Now it rattles along past aging stops, controlled by cloth-insulated electrical wiring and signal devices almost as old as the tunnels themselves.
A Brazilian judge has issued a temporary restraining order against recently approved legislation that banned the use of smartphone-based ride-hailing-apps like Uber in Rio de Janeiro, the country's second largest city.
Frank Bajak, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 7:20pm
The world's top development banks pledged Friday to boost their funding to lessen climate change's impact, aiming for the goal of $100 billion a year that rich countries have pledged to transfer to developing countries by 2020.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 7:12pm
Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 5:51pm
A Kentucky nonprofit that emerged as one of the largest insurance providers on the state's health exchange has given notice that it won't offer plans for 2016, a decision affecting tens of thousands of customers ahead of the next enrollment period starting in a few weeks.
Retailers sold more than $11 million of marijuana during Oregon's first week of legal recreational sales, outpacing the early business done in other states that have legalized pot, according to the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association.
Las Vegas police unions have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the department's interpretation of a new law about pay for employees doing union work is unconstitutional. At issue is the law that requires unions to pay for any leave taken by employees performing union-specific duties.
Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted Oct 9th - 5:02pm
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship lamented a push by his board to cap his salary at $12 million, called the group "so unappreciative," and said at least a quarter of his wealth was tied up in his company's stock, according to phone calls he secretly recorded in his office.