Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:06:20 -0400WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's Senate on Thursday approved a bill to retool a law prohibiting transgender people from using restrooms in accordance with their gender identities, a measure that had triggered boycotts by companies and sports leagues.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:38:20 -0400WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending spurred the largest increase in imports in two years.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:13:09 -0400WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Thursday to challenge its decision to approve construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:26:08 -0400(Reuters) - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday vetoed a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), saying he could not support legislation that provided tax dollars to Planned Parenthood.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:14:44 -0400WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it has agreed to pay $157.45 million to settle environmental claims from 10 U.S. states over its excess diesel emissions, as the world's largest automaker looks to move past the scandal.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:46:32 -0400HONOLULU (Reuters) - A federal judge in Hawaii indefinitely extended on Wednesday an order blocking enforcement of President Donald Trump's revised ban on travel to the United States from six predominantly Muslim countries.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:10:04 -0400AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - At least 13 people were killed, and two injured, when a Texas church bus carrying senior citizens collided head-on with another vehicle on Wednesday, the church and a Texas state trooper said.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:47:34 -0400CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX is aiming for another space industry first on Thursday when it plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket that has flown before, a key step in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's quest to cut the cost of space flight.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:00:24 -0400(Reuters) - The United States on Thursday awarded a contract to AT&T Inc to build a nationwide wireless broadband network to better equip first responders, years after a federal commission recommended setting up such a system following the 9/11 attacks.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:24:42 -0400DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways are lending some passengers laptop computers and tablets to use on board following the U.S. ban on most electronics devices from being taken into the cabin on United States-bound flights.