John Flesher, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 3:21pm
An environmental group sued the federal government Thursday, contending it gives pipeline owners and operators a free pass on developing legally required plans for dealing with oil spills into lakes, rivers and other inland waterways.
Ken Sweet and Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 2:33pm
Signs that the Federal Reserve would keep interest rates low for several more months pushed stocks broadly higher on Thursday, adding to what has been a near eight-day rally. Energy stocks advanced with the price of oil.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 2:32pm
Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 for new customers in the U.S., Canada and some Latin America countries to help cover its escalating costs for shows such as "House of Cards" and other original programming.
Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 2:31pm
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker, asserting top corporate officials had no knowledge of the cheating software installed in 11 million diesel cars.
David Klepper, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 4:01pm
New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum wage is spurring similar efforts in states around the country — even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to enact an across-the-board $15 wage faces vocal opposition at home.
The new director of Idaho's federal nuclear facility says he sees plenty of opportunity to make it the nation's premier energy security lab while also bolstering the region's economy. Mark Peters says the nation's energy security involves the U.S. being able to produce its own energy in a system protected from attacks, including cyber threats.
David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted Oct 8th - 2:21pm
A Canadian railroad is withdrawing its objection to a $338 million fund for victims of an oil train derailment that killed 47 people in a small town in Quebec, removing the final obstacle to the settlement's final approval.