Two environmental groups report that at least 31 cases of coal ash waste contamination in 14 states are not listed by the EPA. Dangerous chemicals include arsenic, selenium, and boron.
02/24/2010 07:10 pm
A pared-down approach with the jobs bill gave Democrats a surprise win in a key procedural vote on Monday. Democrats plan to continue the strategy with other legislation.
02/23/2010 08:34 pm
New York and Los Angeles chapters of the ACORN advocacy group have rebranded themselves in efforts to shed a scandal-plagued image.
02/23/2010 03:30 pm
The Senate voted 62 to 30 to move a $15 billion jobs bill to the Senate floor. Scott Brown of Massachusetts was among the Republicans voting in favor.
02/22/2010 08:39 pm
02/22/2010 02:59 pm
The $1.5 billion federal aid package will be distributed to housing agencies in California, Nevada, Florida, Michigan, and Arizona – the states hardest hit by the housing crisis – to help keep struggling homeowners in their houses.
02/19/2010 07:55 pm
A decline in mortgage delinquencies is promising, says the Mortgage Bankers Association. But real estate troubles continue.
02/19/2010 07:11 pm
President Obama told the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Friday that he "loves Vegas."
02/19/2010 06:38 pm
On the road in Colorado and Nevada, Obama looks to boost embattled Democrats after similar bids failed in New Jersey, Virginia, and Massachusetts.
02/19/2010 05:24 pm
Harry Reid may be the powerful Senate majority leader, but back home in Nevada, most voters don't think much of him. On Friday, President Obama travels to Nevada to campaign for Reid.
02/19/2010 04:55 pm