What happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama could have major implications not just for the country's second-largest employer but the labor movement at large.
By Michael Casey, Associated Press
Many tenants were helped with more than $3 billion in federal coronavirus relief. But housing advocates said many programs fell far short of their goals.
By News Desk and Associated Press
The Senate passed a bill 92-7 last Thursday to extend the deadline for business owners to apply for forgivable loans through the Paycheck Protection Program.
By Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis
For almost two months, Amazon workers have been voting on whether to unionize at one of the company's major warehouses in Alabama. The voting concludes today. Since Amazon is the second-largest private employer in the country, the stakes are high…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Biden administration is ramping up efforts to sharply increase offshore wind energy along the East Coast.
By Marina Villeneuve, Jennifer Peltz, Karen Matthews, Associated Press
New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreational use. The agreement reached Saturday, which is expected to be signed…
While the COVID-19 pandemic has had dire economic consequences worldwide, its impact on women has been especially harsh, setting back strides made towards gender and economic equity. Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of TheSkimm, a digital media company aimed…
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day Saturday, as authorities made new attempts to free the vessel and reopen a crucial waterway whose blockage is disrupting global shipping and trade.
By PBS NewsHour
There are more than a dozen offshore wind projects currently proposed off the U.S. East Coast, which together could power millions of homes. But the proposed projects must balance the need for renewable energy with concerns from and commercial ocean…
By Ivette Feliciano, Sam Weber
For decades, scientists have seen vast potential for offshore wind energy. Despite this, offshore wind in the U.S. barely exists, as projects have faced local opposition and concern about how they would affect ocean habitats and fisheries. But with a…
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