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Tanning salon owners say Obamacare is killing their industry. Tanning bed visits are down as 10,000 of 18,000 tanning salons nationwide have closed. But is the Affordable Care Act really to blame?
Enterprise Rent-A-Car became the bulls-eye of criticism over its association with ALEC, and the company is pushing back as it insists rental car taxes are unfair.
The General Services Administration, which functions as Washington D.C.’s chief procurement office, will soon require its suppliers to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.
The revelation that Enterprise-Rent-A-Car is now a paying member of ALEC threatens to damage its reputation as a "green" and progressive company.
According to the American Journal of Pediatric Health, consumption of sugary drinks in the Bay Area city of 117,000 decreased by 21 percent since the city implemented its soda tax in March 2015.
A judge has rejected a $100 million settlement between Uber and drivers in California and Massachusetts, keeping their employment status in legal limbo.
350.org’s outside counsel requested a meeting with the Congressional Science Committee last month to discuss Lamar Smith's subpoenas and issues related to climate change science. But its request to meet Smith and the committee has been denied.
Ivanka Trump faces ridicule after her hiring of unpaid interns came to light. It's especially interesting given her efforts to bring a moderate, populist, agenda to her father's campaign.
A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader of the gay community.
Last Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates instructed the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to reduce its reliance on privately run prisons.
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.
A Brooklyn-based boutique jeweler channeled a purchase by Ivanka Trump into donations for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other causes that oppose Donald Trump’s politics. The backlash on social media is still mounting at press time.