The power blackouts in California are highlighting growing income disparity, with access to electricity increasingly available to those who can afford to pay.
A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would be the latest test of teachers' unions strategy to expand contract talks beyond members' pay or benefits and into broader classroom issues
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land
British and European Union negotiators plan to work through the weekend to see if they can agree a Brexit deal in time for next week's summit of EU leaders
The lights were back on Friday for many of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when Pacific Gas & Electric switched it off this week to try to prevent wildfires
Nevada's governor is expressing outrage and vowing to tighten control of marijuana licensing after reports that a foreign national contributed to two top state political candidates last year in a bid to skirt rules to open a legal cannabis store
A judge is trying to find a path for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle more than 2,500 lawsuits over the opioid crisis by putting a pause to the suits temporarily