posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, speed young migrants back home to Central America, and send in the National Guard.
The proposals Wednesday morning...
posted on May 23, 2014 at 5:50 PM
A new study pushes back at calls for tougher rules for carrying crude, despite at least 8 major accidents transporting the oil in 2013.
posted on May 16, 2014 at 4:56 PM
Following a weekend of violent storms culminating in a nearby tornado, efforts to prepare for extreme weather and other events blamed on climate change took center stage in Des Moines, Iowa this week.
posted on May 9, 2014 at 3:48 PM
This week, the White House outlined some of the findings with its third National Climate Assessment.
posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:11 AM
posted on February 7, 2014 at 5:52 PM
Late last week, the State Department announced that it has no major environmental objections to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM
A simmering division between the president and environmental groups is starting to boil over.
posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Obama's initial rejection of the pipeline went over badly in Canada, which relies on the U.S. for 97 percent of its energy exports.
posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:53 PM
Increasingly, experts in health insurance are becoming concerned that many of these first-time buyers will be in for a shock when they get medical care next year and discover they're on the hook for most of the initial cost.
posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The pipeline is critical to Canada, which needs infrastructure in place to export its growing oil sands production.
posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Obama downplayed the pipeline's effect on jobs, calling it a "blip" compared with the overall economy.
posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:25 PM
The president said the lack of consensus among House Republicans will stretch the immigration debate past August, his original deadline for a long-elusive overhaul of the nation's fractured laws.
posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:27 PM
House Republicans say the bill is needed to ensure the long-delayed pipeline is built.
posted on April 16, 2013 at 10:51 AM
The ongoing budget battle in Washington ramped up this week as President Obama sent Congress his $3.8 trillion spending request for fiscal year 2014. Seeking common ground with Republicans, the president’s plan aims to reduce the federal debt...
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:50 PM
The agency posted a notice on its website Tuesday saying it would suspend multiple reports covering at least 10 agricultural products ranging from milk to chickpeas.