Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:11pm
A leader of Italy's populist 5-Star Movement is pressing for a vote on whether the country should keep the euro as its official currency, a pitch for support as the party eyes national power for the first time.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:11pm
A federal judge in Montana has decided not to make public the long-running secret negotiations on the cleanup of the nation's largest Superfund site involving the U.S. government and the company responsible for the mining waste.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 1:00pm
For protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, the messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are confusing: The tribal chairman tells demonstrators that it's time to leave their camp and go home. Another leader implores them to stay through the bitter North Dakota winter.
Frank Eltman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 12:50pm
Commercial fishing companies, trade groups and seaport communities in four states have asked a court to stop the federal government from auctioning off the rights to develop a huge offshore windfarm in the Atlantic Ocean between New York and New Jersey.
Andrew Taylor and Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 12:50pm
A day ahead of a government shutdown deadline, the House easily passed a stopgap spending bill to keep federal agencies running through the end of April. The legislation's fate in the Senate remained uncertain due to strident opposition from coal-state Democrats.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 12:01pm
The European Central Bank will pour another half-trillion euros ($579 billion) in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery as the currency union heads into what could be a tumultuous election year.
The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory would save 1,100 American jobs.
Joan Lowy and David Dishneau, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 11:41am
The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the road.