Congress will consider a bill requiring states to work with federal agencies to remove and remediate water contaminated with a dangerous chemical compound.
The complaint alleges Facebook discriminated against women and non-binary people by allowing employers to target men in job advertisements.
Concerns arose before Hurricane Florence made landfall about the piles of toxic waste from coal-burning power plants in the storm's path.
Three organizations collected reports from Puerto Ricans who believed their loved ones died as a result of Hurricane Maria but whose death certificates didn't indicate storm conditions as a cause of death.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to weaken Obama-era rules about leaks of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday setting a goal of 100 percent renewable energy for the state by 2045.
As of this week, the World Health Organization has recorded 127 confirmed cases and 87 confirmed or probable deaths in the DRC due to the virus.
The White House is countering a government agency's findings that Americans' wages haven't grown as quickly as cost of living over the past year.
Detroit public schools shut off the district-wide water supply last week after tests found elevated levels of lead or copper in 34 schools.
As Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sat to begin his Senate hearings on Tuesday, a poll found that Americans' support for President Donald Trump's pick are historically low.
David Vela's nomination comes as criticism has mounted over the Trump administration's failure to appoint permanent leaders for land management agencies housed under the Department of the Interior.
New legislation would require all publicly held companies based in California to have at least one woman on their boards starting next year.
The Canadian Federal Court of Appeals ruled against the Trans Mountain pipeline in what some are calling a major setback for oil and a win for environmental and indigenous groups.
In their bid to unionize, one relatively small group of Boeing workers in the South has lately drawn some bigger-name supporters.
The proposed policies could go into effect without requiring a vote from Congress.
California is moving to require that the state gets 100 percent of its electricity from carbon-free sources—such as wind, solar, and nuclear power—by 2045.
A new report implicates the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia in war crimes that include rape and torture.
This new death toll is more than twice as high as the estimates the Puerto Rican government released earlier this month.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers united on Monday to call for action from both Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
District Judge Robert S. Lasnik ruled in favor of Washington, D.C., and 19 states that had filed a lawsuit against Defense Distributed.
In a new poll, nearly 80 percent of respondents supported companies switching to biodegradable straws.
The news followed a public outcry this week over Verizon's throttling of data for fire crews battling Northern California's Mendocino Complex Fire.