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U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration committee raised a record $107 million in donations. The largest corporate donors to this fund are benefiting from a new regulatory environment.
The Promise is finally showing in American theaters. Please see this film, as it tells the important yet still under-reported story of the Armenian Genocide.
The Community Reinvestment Act was supposed to right many of the wrongs that led to unfair lending practices. But a new study shows it isn't working.
Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's outdated tax code.
Zoltan Istvan, a Libertarian candidate for governor of California, wants to provide a universal basic income for all state residents -- and lease out public lands to generate the revenues. Could it work? Would Californians buy in?
Despite a recent court ruling in its favor, California's cap-and-trade program faces an uncertain future -- but legislators are gearing up to extend its lifespan far past 2020.
According to Greenpeace’s chapter in Brazil, two more bills have been introduced that follow other congressional measures seeking to reduce or cancel forest conservation units that had been established in the far northern state of Pará.
The "father" of climate science, James Hansen, recently embraced a proposal by GOP elders to implement a revenue-neutral carbon tax that would pay dividends to every legal resident in the U.S.
Facebook adopted stronger measures against fake accounts as France's presidential election nears. These accounts are often the culprit behind the proliferation of fake news, which regularly dogged this year's campaign in France as it did in the U.S. last year.
Data suggests the fallout over President Donald Trump's travel bans could result in 4.3 million fewer people visiting the U.S. this year -- representing $7.4 billion in lost revenues for the travel sector.
The EPA is asking for public comment on which environmental regulations to axe at the behest of the Donald Trump White House. But that public input could come back to haunt them.
Maryland is the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will provide tax credits, not cash rebates, to consumers and businesses that invest in energy storage.