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The suit alleges "antiquated" gas lines of Columbia Gas and its parent company, NiSource, caused the over-pressurization of the system leading to the disaster in three towns.
Tesla says it handed over documents after CEO Elon Musk announced he would take Tesla private. Investigators might scrutinize the company's accounting practices and whether investors were misled.
The proposal to reduce limits on methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public land is the latest move to roll back Obama-era climate regulations.
About a hundred chanting people, mostly Latinas, marched into a South Los Angeles McDonalds on Tuesday afternoon. They were protesting alleged pervasive workplace sexual harassment, and urging the fast-food corporation to take a stand against it
The complaint, filed Tuesday, says 10 businesses prevented women from receiving employment opportunities on the website. It also accused Facebook of excluding women in its own company.
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing on Christine Blasey Ford's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s — even without her testimony.
Groups such as the NRA and Chamber of Commerce must disclose who paid for campaign ads they run this fall. A new report says such groups pumped about $600 million into elections between 2010 and 2016.
Denise Mueller-Korenek, 45, has become the fastest human ever to ride a bicycle over open ground, racing in the draft provided by a dragster.
In Pure, Linda Kay Klein reflects on the "deep, long-lasting shame" caused by churches that claim women and girls are responsible for the sexual desires of men.
At least 1.7 million chickens have died from flooding in the state. The impact is now coming into focus — including overflowing pools of hog manure and waterlogged sweet potato fields.
A new video flush with toilet humor is the latest roll-out in Paris's campaign aimed at urging people — mainly men — not to foul its streets and monuments.
Full scholarships are earmarked for all students whose families have income between $65,000 and $130,000. Below that income level, grants will bolster the aid package even further.
Under scrutiny by the New York attorney general, the co-working giant, which has 3,300 U.S. employees, got rid of legal language that restricted where former employees could work.
Behavior-based weight-loss programs that focus on diet and exercise can work for obese patients, a national panel of experts says. But many doctors aren't having the necessary conversations.
NPR's Morning Edition wants to talk with parents who are expecting their first child about what matters most to them this election. Share your story with us.
The Justice Department says, "The allegation does not involve any potential federal crime." That's ahead of high-stakes testimony scheduled Monday from Kavanaugh and his accuser.
Hours after President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, Beijing responded with its own levies on $60 billion worth of U.S. products.
A judge said such a paper ballot rollout would "seriously test" the capacity of election workers, and "swamp the polls with work and voters," leading to "disaffection and frustration."
Yusaku Maezawa would be the first person since 1972 to travel around the moon and the first-ever private citizen to do it. He was introduced at SpaceX headquarters near Los Angeles Monday night.
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Kavanaugh hearing likely set for Monday. We dive into protocols and the reverberations of Anita Hill| September 18 2018, 9:55 AM
The Senate Judiciary Committee has announced a Monday hearing featuring Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford.
#MeToo hits fast food: What responsibility do corporations have to employees at franchise locations?| September 18 2018, 9:53 AM
Southern California fast food employees are having a #MeToo moment.
Does success have to be accompanied by a college degree? There are, at least, 14 billionaire CEOs without a degree.
Once upon a time, a football league that played during the Spring resided within the United States. It went by the name of the United States Football League and was born in 1983.
While some are confounded by the popularity of sparkling waters, the numbers show that this trend is on the up and up.