BOSTON — Fifty years after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King, black Americans are still struggling to gain a foothold in the nation’s more prestigious and lucrative professions. That’s according to an Associated Press analysis of government data that found black workers are chronically underrepresented compared with whitesRead More →

The Trump administration is expected to announce soon that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards that were a pillar in the Obama administration’s plans to combat climate change. It’s not clear whether the announcement will include a specific number, but current regulations from the Environmental ProtectionRead More →

BISMARCK, N.D. — A natural gas company is seeking commitments to expand a pipeline that runs through North Dakota. Alliance Pipeline’s announcement this week comes as the state’s oil and gas regulators are encouraging new infrastructure investment to handle growing volumes of natural gas production, The Bismarck Tribune reported. “StrongRead More →