WASHINGTON - Wisconsin, Ohio and several others said they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.
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Trump administration drops guidance on college sex-crime probes
The Trump administration on Friday reversed Obama-era guidelines on how colleges should handle sexual assault allegations that it said treated the accused unfairly.
Exclusive: U.S. agency claims huge hole in Westinghouse's pension plan
Employees of U.S. nuclear power firm Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, which is bankrupt and reeling from a failed reactor project, got a nasty surprise recently: in the eyes of the U.S. government's pension insurer, its retirement plan has a massive shortfall.
Failing dam creates new crisis on Puerto Rico amid flooding from Hurricane Maria
Emergency officials in Puerto Rico raced on Saturday to evacuate tens of thousands of people from a river valley below a dam in the island's northwest, which is on the verge of collapse under the weight of flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Hurricane-ravaged U.S. cities hit by rising cleanup costs
Communities in Texas and Florida, each swamped by a hurricane within two weeks of one another, are rewriting debris removal contracts and paying millions of dollars more to lure trucks, as subcontractors say costs have jumped.
Britain's minister for London slams 'blanket ban' on Uber
A British government minister has criticized the London authorities for deciding to strip Uber of its taxi licence, a major setback to the U.S. technology firm that has become a big player in the city's transport system.
NFL vows 'vigorous' fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit
The National Football League on Friday vowed to vigorously fight a lawsuit filed on behalf of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's family that claimed his severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy led to his suicide.
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