Kathy McCormack, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 3:12pm
The owners of a historic cog railway that climbs up New Hampshire's Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, want to build an upscale hotel a mile from the summit, in keeping with hotels that once graced the mountain in the 1800s, and to accommodate an increasing number of summer tourists.
David Klepper, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 3:10pm
The first of four planned casinos opened with a flurry of balloons, confetti and uncertain visions of economic resurgence on Friday as New York ushered in a new era of state-sanctioned gambling aimed at reversing decades of upstate decline.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 2:51pm
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, who promised before the election to investigate Democrat Hillary Clinton for years, says he will wait until President-elect Donald Trump takes office before "poking around" the businessman's financial affairs and possible conflicts of interest.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 2:41pm
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday said it plans to require mining companies to show they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution so taxpayers aren't stuck footing the bill.
Michael R. Blood, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 2:41pm
California Treasurer John Chiang on Friday appealed to President-elect Donald Trump for guidance on how the state's projected $7 billion marijuana industry can participate in the nation's banking system while pot remains illegal under U.S. law.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 2:01pm
President-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline in the Midwest, based on policy and not the billionaire businessman's investments in a partnership building the $3.8 billion pipeline, according to an aide's memo.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 1:53pm
So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands.