John Flesher and David Eggert, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 5:24pm
Michigan legislators were poised Tuesday to remove legal protections from many of the state's wetlands and other inland waterways, which provide wildlife habitat and perform vital tasks such as preventing floods.
Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 5:22pm
A judge on Tuesday lifted a court order blocking the implementation of a new charter amendment that would give Houston's firefighters pay parity with city police officers, but the mayor says the raise would cost the city up to $100 million and result in hundreds of layoffs.
Google and Facebook have agreed to pay $455,000 to settle allegations that they failed to keep proper records about who was paying for campaign ads on their sites, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Tuesday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas on Tuesday filed a lawsuit over a state law requiring contractors to certify they do not boycott Israel, arguing the law forces people to choose between their First Amendment rights and their livelihoods.
Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 4:34pm
President Donald Trump appeared Tuesday to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown.
FedEx Corp. delivered a disappointing earnings report Tuesday and said it plans to offer buyouts to some of its workers and reduce spending to make up for weak international shipping, especially in Europe.
Adam Beam, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 2:39pm
Called back into session after a stinging loss at the Supreme Court, Kentucky's Republican-dominated legislature decided to go home on Tuesday without passing a replacement pension law despite warnings of financial ruin by the state's GOP governor.