A civic bailout package agreed upon Monday would set the coastal resort town up for a five-year plan to alleviate decline from casino closures and competition.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has not indicated if she will sign the bill, although some are calling it unconstitutional.
A proposal to restrict use of the flags gained the support of nearly all Democratic lawmakers and 84 Republicans on Thursday, an unusual show of compromise.
New York City is the first municipality to issue guidelines for employers and landlords, saying they must use correct transgender pronouns, or else face fines.
A Republican former senator's deathbed wish to apologize for anti-Muslim rhetoric is echoed by many others whose politics sometimes clash with their faith and ethics.
The United States agriculture industry is reporting a surplus of dairy and other foods, driving down prices.
The death of the Taliban's leader is unlikely to bring the group to the bargaining table in Afghanistan. But drone strikes are a tool with potential – and risks.
New concerns over the acquisition of land in the path of the Dakota Access's Bakken Pipeline, as well as environmental and historical questions, could delay construction of the $3.8-billion Midwest project in Iowa.
Congress passed a proposal on Thursday that essentially bans Confederate flags from national cemeteries.
President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill into law that allows the ashes of women who flew in the Women Airforce Service Pilots program to be laid to rest at the Arlington National Cemetery.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are clashing over gun control issues as both seek to clinch the presidential nomination of their respective parties.
A proposed law would address confusing expiration date labels, in an attempt to reduce the food that is wasted annually.
Both Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders have vowed to break records for voter turnouts, and recent primaries seem to suggest they're keeping that promise.
A mural of Donald Trump embracing former London mayor Boris Johnson is seen on a building in Bristol, England, on Tuesday.
By the end of the year, 4.2 million more salaried US workers will be eligible for overtime pay, the Obama administration announces Wednesday.
Some fliers may be facing TSA lines over 90 minutes long, but Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the government will not neglect the safety of passengers.
A hearing on the May 2015 Amtrak train derailment concluded the slow implementation of Positive Train Control technology was one factor behind the crash.
Discussions around menstruation are becoming less taboo as legislatures attempt to make feminine hygiene products more accessible and not a 'luxury item.'
Airport lines are long and expected to get longer this summer, between higher numbers of travelers and heightened security.
Virginia Beach, Va. appointed the city's first LGBT liaison police officer even as the state wrestles over 10 controversial bills many say discriminate against the gay community.
The series of raids set to carried out in May will target adults and children who crossed the border illegally after Jan. 1, 2014.
An increase in unemployment applications is often seen as a proxy for layoffs. But economists argue that it is too early to be concerned, saying that the labor market is still strong.
The US House of Representatives plans to vote this week on a series of opioid abuse bills. One is aimed at helping veterans, who have been disproportionately affected by the opioids abuse epidemic.
A record decline in the US for the average rate for a 30-year mortgage comes amid declining homeownership and a middle class that is increasingly migrating to either upper or lower income groups.
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