Government Business And Finance

Appeals court: Energy officials missed in pipeline review

Aug 22, 2017

A Washington appeals court says federal energy regulators fell short in evaluating the environmental impact of a natural gas pipeline project through Alabama, Georgia and Florida

Coal CEO expected Trump help, but administration said no

Aug 22, 2017

The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to issue a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants

Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that's climbed to $700M

Aug 22, 2017

The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $700 million, giving players a chance to dream of winning the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history

Trump's path to boosting infrastructure full of potholes

Aug 22, 2017

President Donald Trump's road to getting legislation to restore the nation's crumbling infrastructure through Congress this year appears increasingly precarious

Senate panel plans 2 hearings on girding health insurance

Aug 22, 2017

A Republican Senate aide says the Senate health committee is scheduling two hearings early next month on how the nation's individual health insurance marketplaces can be stabilized

Strike expected to bring long lines to Portuguese airports

Aug 22, 2017

A trade union representing inspectors at Portugal's immigration service says a strike planned for Thursday and Friday is going ahead after the government gave no response to its demands for more staff and resources

Boeing, Northrop get contracts for nuclear missile work

Aug 22, 2017

Air Force picks Boeing and Northrop to continue work on long-range nuclear missile program

Charter defines role of Macron's wife _ still not first lady

Aug 21, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron's office has published a charter detailing the role his wife will play during his term, a first for France but a step down from his initial plan to give her a budget and legal status as first lady

McConnell: 'America is not going to default'

Aug 21, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there is "zero chance" Congress will allow the country to default on its debt by voting to not increase the borrowing limit

Wounded congressman says return based on doctors' advice

Aug 21, 2017

Louisiana congressman shot at a baseball practice in mid-June is telling colleagues that his return to the Capitol will be based on his doctors' advice