Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
The U.S. Supreme Court has uphed a ruling from Denver, saying Hobby Lobby and another privately held companies do not have to pay for birth control.
With the situation in Iraq devolving by the minute, Republicans may have a foreign affairs trifecta to pin on Democrats throughout the 2014 election.
The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
The government’s plan to overhaul its role in the mortgage business might mean the end of 30-year fixed mortgages. That’s just one possibility as it tries to distance itself from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.