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A closer look at the Trump Foundation reveals it operates less like a charity and more like legal fund -- with donations not coming from the Trump family, but other contributors.
The SEC says ExxonMobil failed to effectively communicate financial and climate risk data to shareholders, and it plans to investigate further. Meanwhile, a group of state attorneys general and NGOs investigating Exxon remain tied up in the House Science Committee.
Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched an investigation into the Trump Foundation -- unleashing a wave of anti-Semitic comments from Trump supporters.
U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, chair of the House Science Committee, scheduled a hearing on Wednesday to assert the committee’s right to issue broad subpoenas demanding documents from organizations investigating ExxonMobil's alleged fraud.
On Thursday, President Obama established the first U.S. marine monument in Atlantic waters. Some stakeholders are elated. Others, not so much.
Gather five tons of cotton and score a free television, says a regional government in eastern Uzbekistan. The BBC reported on the headline-grabbing offer, while barely touching upon the grim human rights record of the country's cotton sector.
An Associated Press investigation revealed that hundreds of undocumented fishermen in Hawaii are working in conditions that go beyond human rights abuses and could even be described as slavery.
The expansion preserves some of the world’s most pristine coral reefs and other marine ecosystems where new species are frequently discovered.
U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith will continue his crusade against parties investigating ExxonMobil with a hearing later this month.
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.