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.
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) said Thursday that Congress must have a say about what to do about the ongoing civil war in Syria.
A University of Chicago economist says sequestration might help a bit, certainly will not hurt nearly as badly as the administration is warning, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
With Discovery now a museum piece, a former Apollo astronaut who lives in the Chicago area is decrying the effective end of America’s space program.
Roman Catholics in the Joliet Diocese will be hearing about birth control from their bishop at mass this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois will get $279 million in federal money to help homeowners who are out of work pay the mortgage. The Obama administration approved the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s plan to use […]