By JON PARTON
Led by California, eight states sued the U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday, challenging the Trump administration’s suspension of the Greenhouse Gas Performance Measure that was to take effect seven months ago.
By DAVID LEE
Oklahoma City police admitted Wednesday that a Hispanic man who was shot to death in front of his home was deaf and could not understand their commands to drop a metal pipe.
By DAVID LEE
A Dallas-area medical practice fired four employees for refusing to attend morning Bible discussions or after judging their personal lives, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday in a federal lawsuit.
By DANIEL W. STAPLES
Pointing to records that they say regulators intentionally withheld, House Republicans say there is more evidence than ever that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau obstructed oversight of Wells Fargo’s fraudulent accounts scandal.
By BRITAIN EAKIN
The GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law could cut federal funding to states by $215 billion through 2026, and by $4 trillion over 20 years, according to a new study.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra – standing steps from the fence along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego – said Wednesday he and the California Coastal Commission have sued the federal government for circumventing state and federal environmental laws in order to speed up construction of the border wall.
By JOSH RUSSELL
Nearly three-quarters of American adults think their science news is subject to media distortion, a study published Wednesday by the Pew Research Center says.
By SEAN DUFFY
Using cellphone data and sewage testing, researchers in Norway have developed a novel approach for measuring drug-use patterns that overcomes limitations that have affected previous efforts to evaluate consumption of pharmaceutical and illicit substances.
By DAN MCCUE
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that come October it will start shedding some of the massive portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis, a move that could mean higher mortgage rates in the new year.
By BRANDI BUCHMAN
Worldwide disruption from a cyberattack on pharmaceutical giant Merck this summer has led Congress to request a formal briefing with the company’s CEO and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
By NICHOLAS IOVINO
Appearing before a Ninth Circuit panel Wednesday, a lawyer for the federal government’s labor watchdog said Uber can’t make drivers give up their rights to participate in class actions against their employer.
By ADAM KLASFELD
The United Nations General Assembly heard dire warnings from Middle Eastern officials on Wednesday, with the leader of Iran blasting U.S. President Donald Trump as a “rogue newcomer,” and Palestine’s president pressing for a two-state solution with Israel.
By BARBARA LEONARD
In a blow to banks, the European Court of Justice ruled Wednesday that lenders must be frank with borrowers about the economic consequences of foreign-currency loans.