Eighteen liberal state attorneys general signed a pact in May to keep a joint investigation of Exxon Mobil Corp. and attempts to punish other fossil fuel companies over climate change issues secret, according to documents obtained by a free market think tank.
Taliban fighters ambushed a van of a dozen tourists from Europe and the United States in western Afghanistan on Thursday, injuring at least six people, Afghan officials said.
Former President George W. Bush criticized Donald Trump’s policies of “isolationism, nativism, and protectionism” at a private fundraiser Tuesday in Cincinnati for Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, without naming the Republican presidential nominee.
Tech giant Apple is replacing its gun emoji a year after gun control advocates pressured the company to do so and is adding more emojis of female athletes and professionals to show greater diversity.
For the first time, a refugee Olympic team of six male and four female stateless athletes will compete in three sports next month in Rio de Janeiro under the Olympic Rings instead of a national flag.
More than a thousand Falun Gong practitioners and supporters gathered on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol for a demonstration Thursday to condemn religious persecution in China.
The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to prevent the government from discriminating against doctors, hospitals, and other health care entities that object to participating in abortion.
Justice Department officials overruled their prosecutors’ recommendation to pursue criminal charges against HSBC and struck a deal with the bank to settle money laundering allegations, according to a House committee report about the bank’s 2012 settlement.
Virginia fell $266.3 million short on it of its revenue forecast this year, which will force Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe to defer promised raises for state employees and state supported local employees.
Dolly Parton said she is not endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.