The agreement with the U.S. government, five Gulf Coast states and more than 400 local governments comes five years after the Deepwater Horizon spill.
Will the Supreme Court's decision to allow non-partisan commissions to draw districts break legislative gridlock? Linda Wertheimer talks to political scientist Thomas Mann.
Macy's decision to sever ties with Donald Trump after he made derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants is the latest business partnership the real estate mogul has lost in the past several days.
The White House announced Wednesday the opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, which is seen as a key step toward more normal diplomatic ties with the Cold War foe.
Lawmakers want to probe the allegation that Gov. LePage threatened to withhold over $500,000 from a state charter school if it didn't remove a Democratic legislator.
While the state permits people to possess and grow small amounts of marijuana, they still can't buy or sell recreational pot.
The thousands of new emails don't reveal a "smoking gun" from the Democratic presidential candidate's time at State, but do give more insight into her daily activities--and some funny daily struggles.
Hillary Clinton's campaign says it raised more than $45 million in its opening quarter. She's the first major candidate to announce fundraising numbers.
This week the Christie Tracker podcast headed to Livingston High School for analysis on Gov. Chris Christie's announcement.
Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax returns, the most ever by a presidential candidate. Releasing returns is a way to show he has nothing to hide. It also pressures other to be as transparent.
Thirty-three years of tax returns — the most ever for a presidential candidate — show Bush earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of 36 percent over three decades.
With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the race, there are now 14 Republican candidates for president. Two more are expected to join by the end of July.
The Labor Department plans to change a rule so that 5 million more Americans will be able to collect overtime pay. Business groups say the change will hurt hiring, but labor groups are applauding.
The State Department will release another set of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The email issue may dog the Democratic candidate for her entire campaign.
The Export-Import Bank, which helps to finance trade deals for U.S. companies, needed Congressional reapproval by June 30, but Congress didn't act. Now the bank is living on borrowed time, thanks to an anti-crony capitalism campaign driven by Koch organizations and other conservative groups.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his bid for the White House on Tuesday becoming the 14th Republican to enter the race. No other candidate has seen a steeper decline in the past couple of years than Christie, once seen as a top candidate for the nomination. He hopes his brash style can help him come back in a place like New Hampshire.
The White House is proposing new rules that will boost the number of people eligible to receive overtime pay. The rules are facing opposition from the retail and restaurant industries.
President Obama sought to downplay any major impact the Greek debt crisis could have on the U.S. economy. He spoke at a news conference with the president of Brazil and also addressed the ongoing talks on Iran's nuclear program and his administration's recent wins on the domestic policy front.
Starting July 1, 2016, all children enrolled in public or private schools or day cares in the state must be vaccinated, regardless of parents' religious and other personal beliefs.
New Jersey's Republican governor says he is ready "to fight for the people of the United States of America."