Industries

Wildfires plunge vineyard workers, owners into same struggle

Oct 21, 2017

California wildfires plunge grape pickers, vineyard owners into same struggle to survive

Gunmen launch attacks near Freeport Indonesia mine; 3 hurt

Oct 21, 2017

Police say unidentified gunmen have launched attacks near a U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in eastern Indonesia, wounding two policemen and a civilian

Pakistan official: Bodies of 4 recovered from caved-in mine

Oct 21, 2017

Pakistani official says rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four mine workers who were buried under a landslide in the country's southwest

Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again

Oct 20, 2017

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen defends the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again

No distress call after fishing boat with foreign crew wrecks

Oct 20, 2017

A boat transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry didn't call for help after it crashed into a reef off Waikiki

1 dead, 1 missing after fuel barge fire off Texas coast

Oct 20, 2017

One crew member dead, another missing after barge loaded with crude oil catches fire off Texas coast

TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed

Oct 20, 2017

Harvey Weinstein is in jeopardy of losing his membership with another influential entertainment organization, and another woman has leveled lurid sexual allegations against the Oscar-winning producer

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

Oct 20, 2017

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandate

Oct 20, 2017

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for key regulatory posts

Minnesota wild rice rule irks industry and environmentalists

Oct 20, 2017

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has managed to anger both environmentalists and industry with its new wild rice standard

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