James MacPherson and Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 10:42am
Protesters trying to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota believe law enforcement officers were planning to take quick action Wednesday to remove them from private land owned by the pipeline company.
A proposed settlement has been reached between Charleston residents and a chemical company accused of not doing enough to safeguard West Virginia's capital city from a spill that polluted the drinking water of 300,000 people in 2014.
Edith M. Lederer and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 10:13am
The United States announced Tuesday that it will abstain for the first time in 25 years on a U.N. resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba, a resolution it had always vehemently opposed.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 9:41am
Activists who have been protesting the nearly 1,200-mile Dakota Access oil pipeline for months ratcheted up the pressure this week by moving onto private land owned by the pipeline developer. Here's a guide to the latest developments and key background about the protest:
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has released its final decision on an estimated $613 million plan for General Electric to remove toxic chemicals from a stretch of the Housatonic River in Massachusetts.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 9:21am
U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday as real estate companies skid and banks trade higher. The price of oil is recovering from an earlier loss and energy companies are edging higher. Apple is falling as investors weren't impressed with its latest quarterly results.