By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 11:42 PM
Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.
By Sean Lengell | 08/18/14 10:30 PM
Vermont's Sen. James Jeffords, who died Monday, hardly was the first high-profile political figure to forsake his party.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 06:51 PM
An Oregon agency dealt a blow to the coal industry Monday night, denying a necessary permit for a proposed export terminal and boosting environmentalists' hopes of scuttling U.S. coal exports from the West Coast.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/18/14 06:28 PM
President Obama announced Monday that U.S. forces have completed the destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile weeks ahead of schedule.
By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 06:28 PM
In a statement aimed at Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley's Republican opponent, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby, a staffer criticized Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.
By Brian Hughes | 08/18/14 05:02 PM
President Obama on Monday lamented the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., saying the episode showcased the distrust that minorities in many communities have of their local police officers.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:54 PM
Country legend Willie Nelson is teaming up with Canadian rock artist Neil Young in September to keep another Canadian product out of the United States -- the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:36 PM
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/18/14 04:29 PM
A bipartisan group of Congress' most vocal lawmakers on matters of financial regulation is challenging Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen over the central bank's commitment to avoiding future bailouts.
By Brian Hughes | 08/18/14 03:46 PM
The Pew Research Center survey found that 80 percent of black respondents said the death of the St. Louis-area teenager â€œraises important issues about race,â€ï¿½ compared to just 37 percent of white people surveyed.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/18/14 01:41 PM
At a nominating convention on Saturday, delegates chose state Rep. Amanda Curtis as their new nominee, a move made necessary since Sen. John Walsh ended his campaign after the New York Times reported that he plagiarized much of his master's thesis.
By Brian Hughes | 08/18/14 01:21 PM
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday praised a suburban Washington school system for revising its rules to move away from out-of-school suspensions.
By Sean Lengell | 08/18/14 12:53 PM
The longest-serving Republican in the House introduced Anne Garland Walton, a flight nurse from Fairbanks, as his fiancee during a "Candidate Sunday" event at an Anchorage mega-church Sunday, the Associated Press reported.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 12:43 PM
The federal government's energy numbers crunchers are close to finishing a study that would provide some clarity on whether ending a 39-year-old ban on exporting crude oil would affect gasoline prices.
By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 12:42 PM
Republican Joni Ernst has highlighted the fact that she served in a combat role in Iraq as a lieutenant colonel in the Guard in her campaign ads. Democrat Bruce Braley is trying to even the playing field by noting his past legislative support for the Guard.
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