Frank Eltman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 12:50pm
Commercial fishing companies, trade groups and seaport communities in four states have asked a court to stop the federal government from auctioning off the rights to develop a huge offshore windfarm in the Atlantic Ocean between New York and New Jersey.
Andrew Taylor and Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 12:50pm
A day ahead of a government shutdown deadline, the House easily passed a stopgap spending bill to keep federal agencies running through the end of April. The legislation's fate in the Senate remained uncertain due to strident opposition from coal-state Democrats.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 12:01pm
The European Central Bank will pour another half-trillion euros ($579 billion) in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery as the currency union heads into what could be a tumultuous election year.
The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory would save 1,100 American jobs.
Joan Lowy and David Dishneau, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 11:41am
The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the road.
A coroner's inquest to shed more light into the police killing of a Mexican shot numerous times last year by three officers in the Washington state city of Pasco has been scheduled to start on Monday, officials said.
In a story Dec. 7 about Duke Energy weighing compensation for neighbors living near coal ash pits, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the compensation costs will be passed along to power consumers. Costs will be borne by shareholders. A headline reported erroneously that Duke Energy was negotiating compensation. The company is internally considering compensation offers.