John Raby, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 1:22pm
U.S. communities in eight Appalachian states and Texas that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant.
David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 1:11pm
President Barack Obama on Wednesday created a new national monument in Maine on 87,000 acres donated by the founder of Burt's Bees, fulfilling conservationist Roxanne Quimby's goal of gifting the land during the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 1:11pm
A Salt Lake City suburb vying against a New Mexico town to attract a Facebook data center said Wednesday it's restarting negotiations with the company a day after the deal broke down over a contentious tax-break package.
A former student at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the school acted with "deliberate indifference" after she reported that she was raped by another student.
James MacPherson and David Pitt, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 12:01pm
A Texas company that's building an oil pipeline across four states was told Wednesday by the Iowa Utilities Board to stay away from the properties of 15 Iowa landowners until Monday to give board time to review legal issues involving a lawsuit.
Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 12:01pm
Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. is continuing its shopping spree with its fourth acquisition since the April collapse of its planned $160 billion megadeal to buy rival Allergan PLC and move its headquarters, on paper, to Allergan's base in lower-tax Ireland.
Homevestors Of America, Inc., Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 10:30am
its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.