Service on a regional rail line serving suburban Philadelphia has been restored an hour after Amtrak power problems halted trains during big events including the NFL Draft and the Penn Relays track and field competition taking place in the city.
Officials in remote areas of Utah and Arizona say the recent decision to shut down a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona is expected to cause about 1,000 job losses in an area already struggling with high unemployment.
Puerto Ricans will be facing a water rate increase, privatization of government operations and the closure of a bank that once oversaw the island's debt transactions, officials said Friday as they worked on measures to offset an economic crisis.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 28th - 3:55pm
One of the two remaining members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says she will not seek a second term, a move that could leave the five-member panel with a single commissioner and further hobble its ability to make decisions.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 28th - 3:55pm
From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are echoing those concerns.
Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 28th - 3:15pm
Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stop-gap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory.
Public transport largely came to a halt across much of Brazil on Friday as demonstrators blocked roads and clashed with police in a general strike to protest proposed changes to labor laws and the pension system.