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A new plan pays farmers to curb agricultural runoff that pollutes the Gulf of Mexico.
A Nebraska judge ruled the law allowing the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline to be built across the state is unconstitutional, a move that could further delay the project.
Construction of new homes tumbled in January, the latest sign of cooling in the U.S. housing market as much of the country shivered through a cold and snowy winter.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one the oldest art museums in the U.S., on Wednesday said it has reached a preliminary agreement with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University to take stewardship of its art collection, college and landmark Washington, D.C., building.
Hackers gained access to data for more than 300,000 people who attended or worked at the University of Maryland, the school said Wednesday.
Federal authorities are telling airlines to be on the lookout for bombs concealed in shoes.
The bankrupt city of Detroit has reached a new settlement with two banks in a dispute that may have threatened the city's access to millions of dollars in casino-tax revenue, according to a city official.
The FCC said that it will craft new rules to prevent Internet service providers from charging companies like Netflix or Google a toll to reach consumers at the highest speeds.
Companies worry about the expense of providing new policies, some hospitals aren't seeing the influx of new patients they expected to balance new costs and entrepreneurs say they may hire more part-time workers to avoid offering more coverage.
The borough that is at the center of the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy has released hundreds of pages of documents related to the scandal.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said a strong U.S. economy will likely allow the Fed to steadily reduce its monthly bond purchases.
The prices businesses receive for their goods and services rose slightly in January, but overall inflation pressures remained tame.
A Manhattan man could serve 16 years in prison as part of a plea agreement reached Wednesday in a rare state terrorism case that was criticized by his defense attorneys as being so problematic that federal authorities chose to pass on prosecuting it.
Talks on a permanent Iran nuclear accord opened Tuesday with the U.S. pressing Tehran to agree the deal should encompass caps on its expanding ballistic missile capabilities.
Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would cost the U.S. economy about 500,000 jobs by late 2016, but the increase would lift 900,000 Americans out of poverty at the same time, according to a new study.
Seven years after a Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for federal regulation of greenhouse gases, justices will consider whether the agency has stretched its powers too far in applying new emissions rules.
A new federal lawsuit is taking aim at Utah's adoption laws, claiming they don't adequately protect the rights of unmarried biological fathers in the name of getting newborns into stable, two-parent families.
U.S. track star Lauryn Williams and driver Elana Meyers lead the bobsled competition after the first two runs; Lolo Jones isn't likely to medal.
Americans ramped up their borrowing at the end of last year as their confidence improved, posting the largest increase in household debt since before the recession.
In the year before a West Virginia chemical spill drove Freedom Industries into bankruptcy court, its three owners received $1.1 million from the company, much of it in expense reimbursements or consulting fees.