Certain BB guns and pellet guns would have to come with bright markings as a way to distinguish them from real firearms under a bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Three trains loaded with at least 1 million gallons of crude oil routinely cross eastern Nebraska each week.
A long-term plan to eliminate the state capital city's dependence on fossil fuels is getting a boost from two new projects: one to install more solar panels at an insurance company and another to meet more heating needs with a new biomass heating facility.
President Barack Obama's visit to southwestern Indiana will include a stop at a minority-owned steel processor to discuss steps his administration has taken to help in restore the economy, the White House said Tuesday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order on Tuesday that expanded New York City's living wage law, increasing the hourly rate to $13.13 from $11.90 for workers who do not receive benefits.
South Dakota's oil and gas production is a fraction of North Dakota's, though the organizer of a conference this week in Spearfish said the southern neighbor could prosper if companies step up to supply much-needed products and services to the burgeoning oil patch.
Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.
No one watches live television anymore, right? Apparently, many people still do, judging by results from the first week of a new television season.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that it charged two men with insider trading after they learned that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman was betting against Herbalife Ltd.'s stock.
The governor is asking Rhode Island residents to comment on a draft of a statewide economic plan.
Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element Wednesday — competition.
The one-time owner of an Orange County, California mortgage lending company has been charged with defrauding two banks of $12 million by submitting fake funding requests for nonexistent loans.
A national brain injury group says the proposed payout scheme for NFL concussion-related injuries is "deeply flawed."
A San Francisco supervisor wants chain retail stores to give more predictable work schedules to their hourly employees, many of whom are struggling to juggle multiple jobs and family responsibilities.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring certain types of limousines to have two fire extinguishers and undergo regular safety checks.
For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market.
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Georgia businessman who defrauded investors out of more than $800,000 is headed to prison.
Customers of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana can look forward to a refund on their power bills as the result of a victory by the Louisiana Public Service Commission in its long-running fight to equalize the costs of generation on the Entergy System.
Two New Jersey state senators are pushing for fast action on a measure that would abolish a state law that bans sports betting.
A new underground train that will speed passengers through downtown Los Angeles took a symbolic step forward Tuesday with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by shovel-wielding politicians and transportation officials.
The 91-year-old billionaire owner of Dole Food Co. said Tuesday he is committing $15 million a year in perpetuity to sustain a North Carolina research institute named after him devoted to improving human health through scientifically honed nutrition.
Columbia Parachute Company is expanding and creating new jobs at its Columbia, Mississippi, plant.
Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.
The Port of Baton Rouge will get its first natural gas liquefaction and fueling facility in 2015.