The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources, part of President Barack Obama’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.
Record-setting betting action on the Super Bowl and a big win for Nevada sports books wasn’t enough to pump up overall February gambling revenues.
Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.
or years, the U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog sent form letters to worried owners of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other General Motors small cars.
Despite a late surge in sign-ups, support for President Barack Obama’s health care law is languishing at its lowest level since passage of the landmark legislation four years ago, according to a new poll.
A group trying to save the Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter became an icon of American female empowerment during World War II said Friday that it must raise $1.5 million in the next few weeks to save the site from being demolished.
A woman accused of giving birth in a bathroom at an eastern Pennsylvania sports bar, wrapping the newborn in a plastic bag and hiding him in a toilet tank pleaded guilty Friday to a general murder charge.
The video, recorded on an iPhone, lasts less than eight minutes. The message is simple: We’re brothers despite our differences.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has extended federal recognition to the Michigan marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.
Political junkies have plenty of choices on Sunday-morning television.
There is only one way searchers are narrowing the list of 90 people still missing seven days after a landslide obliterated the mountain community of Oso: by digging.
McDonald’s is offering free coffee to its customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.
At least four homes have been damaged in northwest Missouri as violent weather packing high winds, funnel clouds and at least one tornado swept across the state.
The civilian truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a destroyer at the world’s largest naval base was a convicted felon from Virginia, according to prison records and the Navy.
A circuit judge has refused to throw out a defamation lawsuit against ABC related to its coverage of a meat product called lean, finely textured beef, which critics have dubbed “pink slime.”