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Sweeping climate bill pushes American energy to go green

After decades of inaction in the face of escalating natural disasters and sustained global warming, Congress hopes to make clean energy so cheap in all aspects of life that it's nearly irresistible. …

Starbucks has asked the National Labor Relations Board to temporarily suspend all union elections at its U.S. stores, citing allegations from a board employee that regional NLRB officials improperly …

Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise

Karen Raschke, a retired attorney in New York, started getting her groceries delivered early in the pandemic. Each delivery cost $30 in fees and tips, but it was worth it to avoid the store.Then …

NATIONNewsHour workers unionize Off-air PBS NewsHour employees were recognized as a bargaining unit of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists following a …

Dave Muffley thought he had it made when it came to a solid retirement. The Indiana man spent roughly 30 years as a salaried maintenance technician for Delphi Corp., a subsidiary of General Motors …

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday against some of the largest poultry producers in the U.S. along with a proposed settlement seeking to end what it claims have been longstanding deceptive …

Economy’s mixed signals: Here's what they mean

The U.S. economy is caught in an awkward, painful place. A confusing one, too.Growth appears to be sputtering, home sales are tumbling and economists warn of a potential recession ahead. But …

Long lines are back at food banks as inflation hits high

Long lines are back at food banks around the U.S. as working Americans overwhelmed by inflation turn to handouts to help feed their families.With gas prices soaring along with grocery costs, many …

Crypto plunge is cautionary tale for public pension funds

When the Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund bought $25 million in cryptocurrencies, with the fund's chief investment officer touting their potential, retired fire Captain Russell Harris …

Labor shortage provides opportunity for ex-prisoners

When Antonio McGowan left the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman after serving 17 years, he was free for the first time since he was 15. But as an adult finally out from behind bars, he …

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