By Scott Sonner | 12/12/13 09:37 AM
RENO, Nev. — Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region's environmental treasures from Puget Sound to the Rocky Mountains. The Western Governors' Association wants...
12/12/13 09:36 AM
More than 2 million unemployed Americans are at risk of losing their jobless benefits over the next three months. That threatens to undermine the unemployment rate as an anchor for future Federal Reserve action.
By Jonathan Fahey | 12/12/13 09:36 AM
NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price on pollution. The company's annual long-term energy outlook, released...
By Mary Clare Jalonick | 12/12/13 09:32 AM
Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill — or an extension of current law — before Jan 1.
By Josh Boak | 12/12/13 09:28 AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year. The surge in first-time applications could be a troubling sign if it lasts.
12/12/13 09:26 AM
Support for voluntary retirement of United Nations carbon credits at last month’s global climate talks is unlikely to dent a surplus that drove prices to record lows, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Envoys at the UN Conference of the Parties in Warsaw encouraged canceling...
12/12/13 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year. The surge in first-time applications could be a troubling sign if it lasts. But it likely reflects the difficulty...
12/12/13 09:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 to a seasonally adjusted 368,000 last week. It's the biggest increase in first-time applications in more than a year, a troubling sign if the trend lasts. But the increase likely reflects the difficulty...
By Maryclaire Dale | 12/12/13 09:04 AM
PHILADELPHIA — The parents of a Marine whose body came back from Greece missing his heart amended their federal lawsuit Wednesday to add the Greek government and an Athens hospital as defendants.
By Lara Jakes | 12/12/13 09:02 AM
The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
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