The United States’ second-largest coal producer is on track to settle a case with the federal government that will see it pay $27.5 million in fines and spend $200 million cleaning up illegal toxic discharges in five states. As part of the proposed settlement, Alpha Natural Resources and its 66 subsidiaries will set up and
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., reconvened a hearing Wednesday that began more than nine months ago to investigate whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting conservative groups, a scandal that was exposed in 2013. The problem was, he didn’t have a witness to answer his questions – again. Lerner once
Fresh off of winning $80,000 from the school that employed him, a former headmaster did something you’d expect pretty much anyone to do: He told his family. As a result, he still hasn’t seen a dime from the settlement. Last week, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals tossed out the $80,000 discrimination settlement awarded to
Any American flag purchased by the US Defense Department from now on will be legally required to have been made in the United States. The new law, which goes into effect on Friday, is an apparent attempt to curtail flag purchases from China, which spiked following the demand generated by the September 11, 2001 terrorist
Four people are dead and another two are injured after a woman began shooting inside a Native American tribal office in northern California, according to local law enforcement officials. The incident began Thursday afternoon in Alturas, California, where alleged shooter Sheri Lash, 44, was attending a meeting concerning her eviction when she reportedly opened fire.
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