David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 2:41pm
About $97 million will be spent to remove material in waste pits along the San Jacinto River east of Houston that is contaminated with toxic chemicals from a former paper mill, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 2:41pm
Averting an election-year crisis, the Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus. The House was poised to act on the measure before day's end.
Anti-Medicaid expansion advocates are warning Idaho lawmakers that expanding the federal health care program designed to cover the poor will end up costing the state millions and do little to drive down medical fees.
David Klepper, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 2:21pm
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign will "set aside" $350,000 it received from developers facing federal corruption charges — while two other elected officials plan to either give contributions back or donate them to charity.
Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Posted Sep 28th - 2:21pm
Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed.
Struggling German airline Air Berlin says it plans to cut its fleet nearly in half and eliminate some 1,200 jobs as part of a restructuring to develop a leaner structure and focus on its most profitable routes.