U.S. lawmakers and the farm industry were skeptical of the Trump administration’s promise to shield farmers from the rapidly escalating trade dispute between the United States and China, concerned about the lack of details in protecting the U.S. agricultural export sector now embroiled in the back-and-forth.
Based inside the arches for decades, many feel they have no choice but to relocate
Casey Affleck has withdrawn from presenting the Best Actress Award at the March 4 Academy Awards ceremonies.
New VA acting Secretary Robert Wilkie said he wants VA employees to consider a different kind of customer service philosophy.
The EPA is moving ahead with plans to close agency facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to the last written notice received by a few dozen employees affected by the decision.
As the world entertains scenarios of peak oil demand based on the rise of electric vehicles, many agencies are warning that the far greater threat of an oil supply crunch looms
Falling inventories and strong demand expectations combined with global outages could soon lead to higher oil prices
Some Camden residents have been locked out of what was supposed to be a field of dreams. City and Rutgers-Camden officials promise better access to the public.
- Melanie Burney, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
A scramble for housing in southern Illinois has exposed mixed messages and false hope. “It’s betrayal, really, ” one resident said of the way she’s been
The shuttering of public housing complexes in two small Midwestern towns raises big questions for residents, HUD and Congress. To tell the story, I could
Seven months before 2018 midterms, Trump's faceoff with China over trade exposes an unexpected political vulnerability in GOP's strongest region: rural America
Situation Vacant. Advocate for perhaps 48 per cent of the nation, probably a few less now but possibly more in time. Job currently being done, for want of anyo
More than four million people have a leasehold home. This is when you own a property for a set number of years, but not the land on which it sits. You usually have to pay annual ground rent to the freeholder who owns the land, often set at about £150 a year. Higher charges on new-build properties
A Princeton sociologist chronicled the human toll of eviction in one city in a 2016 book. A new project may reveal just how widespread the problem is.
We work with a real estate agent in order to get knowledgeable advice that will help us, but what if that agent or a colleague in the same office is representing the other side of the transaction? Learn about how dual agency works in Canada and how homebuyers can work with dual agencies.
When buying a home, dual agency is when the same agent,or an agent from the same brokerage, represent the homebuyer or seller. There are major changes in how dual agencies in Canada can operate. Learn about dual agency pros and cons of having the same real estate agent representation.
Add it all up, and Doris Day's singular singing voice has spent more than 11 years on the Billboard charts. Her three dozen-plus films made millions of fans and dollars. And now, after nearly two
In a whitewashed, six-story multifamily on W. 118th St. in Harlem, the city has won a victory in the struggle to end homelessness.
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Traveling for work can be both exciting and draining. See how a travel pro maximizes the positives and minimizes the negatives of business travel.
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Carved into the front desk of the Bethesda Healing Center in Brownsville, Brooklyn is the phrase “We are destined to win.” Approximately 30 feet away from the desk stood actress Cynthia Nixon, of “Sex and the City” fame, hoping to make that statement a reality.
Once upon a time, we started subsidizing agriculture.
Farm groups pleaded with the Trump administration to back away from a trade conflict with China that will hit key states hard.
Charlayne Hunter-Gault writes about desegregating the University of Georgia and how the history of the civil-rights movement holds lessons for those standing up for gun control today.
The Chalice Festival, now in its fifth year, will take over the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville, Calif., from July 13 to 15. For the first time, attendees will be able to purchase and consume cannabis on site.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s move on Friday to pardon five immigrants facing possible deportation for past criminal acts prompted a Twitter tit-for-tat with President Trump over Easter weekend.
Lawmakers’ tempers flared Monday as the California Senate adjourned in memory of Stephon Clark, an unarmed African-American man who was shot to death by Sacramento police officers on March 18.
Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) angrily denounced the shooting, saying Clark did not get a day in court...
Matt Dababneh, the former Democratic assemblyman who resigned last year amid allegations of sexual misconduct, has opened a new fundraising committee that would enable him to tap into previously raised campaign cash.
"I think now more than ever we have to contribute to their economy because they need the tourism."
The man had poured gasoline on himself in a gas station convenience store bathroom and used a lighter to set the fire as the officers surrounded him.
Millennials are traveling for business more than ever. Experts share how to sneak in some personal time.
The chief executive of the company leading the £9 billion development of Battersea Power Station has resigned after ten years on the project in order to “do other things”.Rob Tincknell said it had been a difficult decision to leave the “extraordinary project” and hand over control of the company t
Phil Neville has taken a page out of Sir Alex Ferguson’s book as he prepares for his first game on home soil as England manager in tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Wales in Southampton.Wales lead the group by one point, having played a game more than Neville’s side, but they dropped points in
Q My landlord hasn’t registered my deposit with an appropriate deposit scheme, despite insisting that he had. I am worried about getting the money back when the time comes, and am unsure what to do. A Landlords commonly seek payment of a deposit before letting a property, as a guarantee against
A woman is accusing Alaska Airlines of disability discrimination because it booted her entire family off a plane after her brother with Down syndrome vomited,...
Congress triples federal funding for low-income student parents, and advocates welcome the support -- the first new investment in years -- but say much more is needed.
Traveling with a visible or invisible disability doesn’t have to be difficult. A few simple tips can go a long way.
Haoran Yang was happy to sacrifice building amenities to get a no-frills one-bedroom with more space.
His shooting death is a reminder that California’s liberal reputation collides with the experiences of its black residents.
Soybean growers are particularly vulnerable to a small drop in exports.
Nixon's campaign is in it to win, and its plan doesn't rely on getting the nomination of a third party.
Brokers like to call it SoHa, but some residents of the southern section of Harlem say that is only hastening the area’s gentrification.
The average Australian adult loses around $900 to gambling each year — more than double the rate of Americans — and electronic gaming machines are getting the blame.
Lincoln Heights is being called “up and coming” and that’s bad news for immigrants who call it home.
One reliable measure of how similar two cities are is their job mix. You can find a similar city, or something completely different.
A trial in Mississippi provides a rare glimpse into a world where mistreatment of inmates is commonplace, at a time when the Trump administration wants to expand the use of private prisons.
The workforce participation rate for women between the ages of 15 and 64 rose to a record 69.4 percent in 2017, according to reports.
Agricultural economics: Agricultural economics studies the allocation, distribution, and utilization of farming resources, as well as the commodities produced by farming.
The terror attacks in Belgium shut down the Brussels airport -- stranding thousands.