Millions of workers across 21 states remain subject to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, which was set in July 2009 when the U.S. was beginning to regain its footing from the Great Recession.
A key indicator of the health of the manufacturing sector tanked in June, suggesting that business sentiment around new tariffs is starting to bite.
Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for 2019’s Strawberry Moon. And there’s a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our fellow planets.
The FBI lost track of dozens of foreign nationals it sponsored for entry into the US to assist with investigations, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog found.
Gov. Steve Bullock will not be among the 20 candidates on stage for the Democrats’ first presidential debates later this month, according to The New York Times.
US Forest Service and Interior Department officials warn that the upcoming wildfire season would be worse than last year’s.
A new UK study has found that spending two hours per week soaking up nature gives a positive boost to health and wellbeing, both mentally and physically.
New York and California’s state attorneys general filed a lawsuit seeking to block the proposed merger, along with seven other states and the District of Columbia
America’s coal industry has already been left in the dust by natural gas. Now it’s under immense pressure from the renewable energy boom.
David Ortiz and a friend were shot Sunday night at the Dial nightclub in Santo Domingo.
Hundreds of firefighters in two West Coast states are battling multiple wildfires, and a record-breaking heatwave could pose an even bigger problem in a region still reeling from last year’s deadly blazes.
US oil production is on track to spike to a record 13.4 million barrels per day by the end of 2019.
An appellate court tossed out a 2018 Montana federal judge’s order blocking Keystone XL pipeline Thursday, but it doesn’t appear likely the action opens the door for construction to start soon.
The US economy added only 75,000 jobs in May, a surprisingly low number that was well below what experts had predicted.
The plan seeks to increase access across 1.4 million acres of public land in 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries.