Since the recession's end in June 2009, legal and illegal immigrants posted a net gain of 656,000 jobs, while native-born Americans lost 1.2 million, says a Pew Hispanic Center report.
Timber officials inked a deal with nine environmental groups. Increasingly, boreal-forest preservation has been considered as vital as tropical-forest preservation in efforts to fight global warming.
Backroom wranglings over the prestigious Barnes Foundation art collection play out as good guy vs. bad guy in 'The Art of the Steal' documentary.
The US budget deficit is surging and is likely to remain high for years unless Congress finds solutions. Some financial experts say that remedies will have to include new taxes.
The most sweeping reforms of President Obama's new credit card laws went into effect Monday. But consumers must take these steps to avoid the 'gotchas.'
New credit card laws in 2010 will put an end to some confusing billing practices and retroactive interest-rate hikes. They took effect Monday.
Despite the president's initiative, no one really knows how to count green jobs. A definitive answer is months away.
A bipartisan poll released Monday finds that a majority of Americans believe global warming is happening and want the US government to act. The Senate will discuss a global warming bill Tuesday.
Sweeping changes could affect the United States' management of oceans, including offshore energy development.
Renewable energy isn’t big enough to offset declines in the auto industry, but companies are gung-ho for any new business.