08/17/2014 2:00amWisconsin Democrats are keeping the pressure on Republican Gov. Scott Walker to expand Medicaid eligibility with a new report that shows the move would save the state hundreds of millions of dollars over the next three years.
08/17/2014 7:01amWith Vermont's prison facilities aging, lawmakers are beginning to grapple with whether to build new or patch up the old.
08/17/2014 7:40amThe University of New Hampshire and other partners have created a series of free, extremely short, online courses aimed at teaching entrepreneurs about social media.
08/17/2014 8:50am"Oh, look!" said Loretta Haynesworth, 73, pointing to a collection of plump yellow and violet plums lined up in one of the stands on a recent weekend at the H Street Northeast farmers market. At the farmer's encouragement, Haynesworth, wearing a bright pink shirt with matching pink lipstick, took a bite.
08/17/2014 8:50amIn a year when the Department of Veterans Affairs has repeatedly come under fire for problems ranging from deadly delays in medical appointments to its hefty backlog of benefit claims, the need for legal assistance for veterans has often taken a lower priority.
08/17/2014 9:11amMake no mistake: James and Linda Blanchard are no fans of mice.
08/17/2014 9:50amIn a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation.
08/17/2014 10:51amLiberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses.
08/17/2014 11:40amBefore summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk.
08/17/2014 1:10pmThe owners of polluted land in northern Ohio are joining a civil lawsuit filed by families whose children have been among dozens sickened in a cancer cluster.
08/17/2014 1:20pmWest Virginia's adult smoking rate has not declined significantly in nearly two decades, and a new study says drastic changes in policy and community engagement will be needed to address the issue.
08/17/2014 1:30pmNew England's tallest lighthouse has attracted a top bid of $78,000, but the federal government must still approve the sale.
08/17/2014 1:41pmMoviegoers continued to shell out for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," while Sylvester Stallone's action ensemble "The Expendables 3" was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut.
08/17/2014 2:40pmA new report says the state of Wyoming pays for 85 percent of state employees' health care premiums.
08/17/2014 2:51pmSophie Masloff, who rose from a tax clerk to become Pittsburgh's first female mayor, died Sunday. She was 96.
08/17/2014 3:31pmAmazon intends to move its distribution warehouse from Fernley to an industrial park north of Reno next year, a move that will shift hundreds of jobs from Lyon to Washoe County.
08/17/2014 3:31pmAlegent Creighton Health is planning to replace Creighton University's hospital with a new $35 million medical facility in northeast Omaha.
08/17/2014 4:11pmSpotty showers Sunday did not prevent the Indiana State Fair from topping a total attendance of 900,000 with admissions on its final day, a fair spokesman said.
08/17/2014 6:50pmEnding insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
08/17/2014 7:50pmAs far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat.