NEW YORK Faced with this summer's partial shutdown of a key New York transit hub due to track repairs, some employers in the largest U.S. city are scrambling to come up with "Plan B" offerings to allow their suburb-dwelling staff to avoid the largely shuttered hub.
Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey reopened late on Tuesday after being shut down when 131 people were evacuated from a United Airlines flight over flames seen emerging from an aircraft engine.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s proposals to slash federal aid to the poor, the sick and people living in rural areas reflect conservatives' demands for a smaller federal government but target many of the very people who voted for him last November.
AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a new bill on showing identification when voting after a previous voter ID law was struck down by U.S. courts which said it discriminated against black and Hispanic people.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy on Tuesday proposed a wage freeze and higher employee contributions to pension and healthcare while reducing the state's share, in a framework for an agreement with labor unions that could save the state over $1.5 billion by 2019.
North America's major sports leagues have strict safety procedures at their arenas but have urged fans attending games to be vigilant following Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, officials said on Tuesday.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance, and claims that the government unconstitutionally invades people's privacy rights.
NEW YORK Little known private colleges that are already struggling to grow their revenues are facing a new threat that could further weaken their finances and make borrowing harder: free tuition at public universities.
Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it underpaid its New York City drivers for the past two-and-a-half years, an error that could cost the ride-hailing company tens of millions of dollars. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump asked lawmakers on Tuesday to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, taking aim at healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor in an austere budget that also boosts the military. | Video