Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 10:41am
The federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new regulations for electronic cigarettes that could upend the multibillion-dollar industry and for the first time require e-cigarette makers to submit their products for a safety review.
Documents show that the company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that included footage in Iceland was selected in March based on advice from a state employee who had worked for that company weeks prior.
Maria Danilova, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 10:31am
International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.
Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 10:21am
Oklahoma is accustomed to being at the back of the class in funding for public education: It ranks 48th among the 50 states plus the District of Columbia in teacher pay and 49th in spending per student.
The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City's commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months or see extremely limited service for three years under two possible plans for repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, the man who came forward this week as bitcoin's founder, is backtracking. He wrote in a blog post that he does not "have the courage" to publish additional proof, as promised, that he is the elusive creator of the Internet currency.